College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Solving Inequalities - 1.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 127: 41



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RECALL: The Addition Property of Inequality states that for real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$, If $a \lt b$, then $a+(-c) \lt b+(-c)$ Thus. if $x \lt 5$, then, adding $-5$ to each side of the inequality gives: $x + (-5) \lt 5+(-5) \\x-5 \lt 0$ Therefore, the missing inequality symbol is $\lt$.
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