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: 50



Work Step by Step

$ 6(x-1)-(4-x)\geq 7x-8 \qquad$ ... distribute $ 6x-6-4+x\geq 7x-8 \qquad$ ... simplify $ 7x-10\geq 7x-8\qquad$ ... add $10-7x $ to both sides $0\geq 2$ This is not true for any real $x$. The solution set is the empty set, $\emptyset$.
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