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

$w \lt -3$
Inequality: $3w + 4 \lt -5$ Add 4 yellow tiles to each side: $3w + 4 + (-4) \lt -5 +(-4)$ Simplify by removing the zero pairs. $3w \lt -9$ Divide each side into two equal groups. $\frac{3w}{3} \lt \frac{-9}{3}$ Each green tile is less than three red tiles, so $w \lt -3$.