Solve the inequality algebraically. lx-1l-lx-3l is greater than or equal to 5

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- August 24th 2011, 03:07 PMjoojoa94Solve inequality.
Solve the inequality algebraically. lx-1l-lx-3l is greater than or equal to 5

- August 24th 2011, 08:07 PMSammySRe: Solve inequality.
What have you tried?

Where are you stuck? - August 31st 2011, 07:16 AMPleiadesRe: Solve inequality.
for these kinds of problems, you would

divide this into cases where

1. x<1, x=1

2.1<x<3

3. x>3, x=3

but that problem is weird. even if you put x=1, it's smaller than 5. i think the question's messed up lol - September 1st 2011, 04:06 AMHallsofIvyRe: Solve inequality.
Well, I would not say "messed up". I would just say that the answer to the problem is "there is NO value of x that makes this inequality true."