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

9+ 2x $\lt$ 7 +2x-6 (simplify) 9+2x $\lt$ 2x +1 (subtract 2x from both sides) 9 $\lt$ 1 9 $\lt$ 1 is not a solution because 9 is not less 1 than and the inequality is never going to be true.