## College Algebra (11th Edition)

$(-3,1)$
Consider the following: $-7\lt2+3x\lt5$ Use the properties of inequalities. Subtract 2 from both sides. $-9\lt3x\lt3$ Divide by 3. $\frac{-9}{3}\lt\frac{3x}{3}\lt\frac{3}{3}$ $-3\lt{x}\lt1$ Solution: $(-3,1)$