Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-2 Solving Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 174: 30


Subtract $\frac{7}{5}$ from each side.

Work Step by Step

To solve an inequality, you need to isolate the variable on one side of the inequality. $9\lt\frac{7}{5}+s\longrightarrow$ subtract $\frac{7}{5}$ from each side to isolate s on the right side $9-\frac{7}{5}\lt\frac{7}{5}+s-\frac{7}{5}\longrightarrow$ subtract $7\frac{3}{5}\lt s$
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