College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.7 - Page 196: 38


$(-∞ ,-4)$

Work Step by Step

Distribute the left side. Then add $8$ and subtract $3x$ on both sides and divide. Remember to flip the sign since both sides are being divided by a negative number. $-4(x+2)\gt3x+20$ $-4x-8\gt3x+20$ $-4x\gt3x+28$ $-7x\gt28$ $x\lt-4$ $(-∞ ,-4)$
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