1/4x - 1/2x>3

solve the inequality and sketch your solution on the number line. Use a test value to check your solution.

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- November 3rd 2008, 07:06 AMmcinnesinequalties
1/4x - 1/2x

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solve the inequality and sketch your solution on the number line. Use a test value to check your solution.

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Help Please? - November 3rd 2008, 04:19 PMactsci231
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x__<__-12

So on your number line, just find -12, then draw an arrow from -12 all the way down towards the left.

To test a value of x, you may choose any x less than -12, so try -15. When you plug it into__>__3, you should get a number__>__3.