Algebra 1

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

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-5 Working with Sets - Standardized Test Prep - Page 199: 54



Work Step by Step

Solve the equation. $-9x+17\geq-64\longrightarrow$ subtract 17 from each side $-9x+17-17\geq-64-17\longrightarrow$ subtract $-9x\geq-81\longrightarrow$divide each side by -9; reverse the inequality $-9x\div-9\leq-81\div-9\longrightarrow$ divide $x\leq9$ This matches the set described in F.
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