Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Entry-Level Assessment - Multiple Choice - Page xxxix: 13



Work Step by Step

We need isolate p in the expression. Remember: In Algebra, when we divide by any negative number, we flip the inequality sign. $ -3p + 4 <22 $ We subtract 4 from both sides (the sign does not flip because we used subtraction.) $ -3p <18 $ Next we divide by -3 to isolate p; this time, we flip the inequality sign. $ p > -6 $
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