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    inequalities

    can someone show me how to do this problem?5-9y<2-8y
    Last edited by s0phia; October 14th 2008 at 10:14 PM. Reason: I forgot to write down the problem
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    Do it as you would if it was an equal sign. The main difference is when you multiply by a negative number you need to switch the signs. In this case, add 9y-2 to both sides and you get your answer.
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