Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - Concept Byte - Page 185: 4


$-2 \gt x$

Work Step by Step

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 $-2 \gt x$
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