Algebra 1

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ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 193: 26


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Work Step by Step

Find the solution for $9+b\gt24$ to determine whether it is equivalent to $b\gt33$. $9+b\gt24\longrightarrow$ subtract9 from each side $9+b-9\gt24-9\longrightarrow$ subtract $b\gt15$ Since the solutions for b are not the same, the two expressions are not equivalent.
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