#### Answer

$q\gt-2.5$

#### Work Step by Step

$q+0.5\gt-2\longrightarrow$ subtract 0.5 from each side
$q+0.5-0.5\gt-2-0.5\longrightarrow$ subtract
$q\gt-2.5$
An open dot at the end point on the graph indicates -2.5 is not part of the solution set.

Published by
Prentice Hall

ISBN 10:
0133500403

ISBN 13:
978-0-13350-040-0

$q\gt-2.5$

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