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

$-2 \gt x$
Inequality: $-9 \gt 4x - 1$ Add 1 yellow tile to each side: $-9 + 1 \gt 4x - 1 + 1$ Simplify by removing the zero pairs. $-8 \gt 4x$ Divide each side into two equal groups. $\frac{-8}{4} \gt \frac{4x}{4}$ Each green tile is less than two red tiles, so $-2 \gt x$