Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-2 Solving Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 175: 47


You can add 1/2 to each side of the equation.

Work Step by Step

The second inequality is a simplified version of the first inequality. In order to undo the subtraction, we add 1/2 (which equals 4/8) to both sides to get the second expression: $m \lt 7/8$ .
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