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 128: 96


$a=-2$ and $b=0$

Work Step by Step

We are given: $-4\lt x\lt 0$ We multiply by $1/2$: $\frac{1}{2}*-4\lt \frac{1}{2}*x\lt \frac{1}{2}*0$ $-2\lt \frac{1}{2}x\lt 0$ Therefore: $a=-2$ and $b=0$
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