Algebra 1

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

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-3 Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 182: 41



Work Step by Step

To find the missing coefficient in the first expression, transform the second expression such that the left side is 14. $s\lt-7\longrightarrow$ multiply both sides by -2; reverse the inequality $s\times-2\gt-7\times-2\longrightarrow$ multiply $-2s\gt14$ The missing coefficient of s is -2.
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