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: 97


$a=3$ and $b=11$

Work Step by Step

We are given: $0\lt x\lt 4$ We multiply by $2$: $2*0\lt 2*x\lt 2*4$ $0\lt 2x\lt 8$ We add $3$: $0+3\lt 2x+3\lt 8+3$ $3\lt 2x+3\lt 11$ Therefore: $a=3$ and $b=11$
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