Algebra 1

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

Chapter 6 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities - 6-5 Linear Inequalities - Lesson Check - Page 393: 5


Both an inequality and an equation model a situation with two variables.

Work Step by Step

Linear equations have a line that shows the possible solutions. A linear inequality has a larger solution set (an area, compared to a line). Also, a linear inequality can be formed by replacing the equals sign in a linear equation with an inequality symbol.
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