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: 56

Answer

Refer to the image below for the graph.
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Work Step by Step

Add 6 to each side of the inequality to obtain: $\begin{array}{ccc} &x-6+6 &\lt &1+6 \\&x &\lt &7 \end{array}$ Thus, the solution set is $(-\infty, 7)$. To graph this on a number line. plot a hollow dot at $7$, then shade the region to its left.
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