Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - 1.4 Solve Linear Inequalities - Guided Practice for Examples 3 and 4 - Page 43: 5

Answer

$x \lt 4$ Please see image
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Work Step by Step

$4x+9 \lt 25 \qquad$ ... add $-9$ to both sides. $ 4x+9-9 \lt 25-9\qquad$ ...simplify. $ 4x \lt 16\qquad$ ...divide both sides with $4$. $x \lt 4$ The solutions of the given inequality are all real numbers less than $4$. Smaller numbers are to the left of $4$. Use an open dot in the graph to indicate $4$ is not a solution.
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