College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Solving Inequalities - 1.5 Assess Your Understanding: 45

Answer

$\ge$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The Multiplication Property of Inequality states that for real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c\gt0$, If $a \ge b$, then $ac \ge bc$ Thus. if $x \ge -4$, then, multiplying $3$ to each side of the inequality gives: $3(x) \ge 3(-4) \\3x \ge -12$ Therefore, the missing inequality symbol is $\ge$.
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