Algebra 1

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

Chapter 6 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities - Get Ready: 11

Answer

$s\gt\frac{5}{23}$

Work Step by Step

$8s+7\gt-3(5s-4)\longrightarrow$ multiply using the distributive property $8s+7\gt-15s+12\longrightarrow$ add 15s to each side; subtract 7 from each side $8s+7+15s-7\gt-15s+12+15s-7\longrightarrow$ combine like terms $23s\gt5\longrightarrow$ divide each side by 23 $23s\div23\gt5\div23\longrightarrow$ divide $s\gt\frac{5}{23}$
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