Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-4 Solving Multi-Step Inequalities - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 190: 41



Work Step by Step

4(a−2)−6a≤−9⟶ multiply using the distributive property 4a−8−6a≤−9⟶ combine like terms −2a−8≤−9⟶ add 8 to each side −2a−8+8≤−9+8⟶ add −2a≤−1⟶ divide both sides by -2; reverse the inequality sign −2a÷−2≥−1÷−2⟶ divide a≥.5
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