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: 45



Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{x-4}{6}\geq\frac{x-2}{9}+\frac{5}{18}\qquad$ ... multiply both sides with the LCD, 18 $ 3(x-4)\geq 2(x-2)+5\qquad$ ... distribute $ 3x-12\geq 2x-4+5\qquad$ ... add $12-2x $ to both sides $x\geq 13$ Solution set : $[13,+\infty)$
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