## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$y\geq9$
$-5\geq-\frac{5}{9}y$ Multiply both sides by $-\frac{9}{5}$ $-\frac{9}{5}\times-5\geq-\frac{5}{9}\times-\frac{9}{5}$ Simplify: (reverse inequality sign) $y\geq9$ Let's check: let y=12 $-5\geq-\frac{5}{9}(12)$ $-5\geq\frac{-20}{3}$ or $-5\geq-6.67$ The statement is true