## College Algebra (10th Edition)

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RECALL: The Addition Property of Inequality states that for real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$, If $a \gt b$, then $a+c \gt b+c$ Thus. if $x \gt -4$, then, adding $4$ to each side of the inequality gives: $x + 4 \gt -4+4 \\x+4 \gt 0$ Therefore, the missing inequality symbol is $\gt$.