College Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.7: 134

Answer

When graphing the solutions of an inequality, a parenthesis indicates an endpoint that is not included in an interval, while a square bracket indicates an endpoint that is included in an interval.

Work Step by Step

As an example, $(3,7]$ indicates that $3$ is not included in the interval, while $7$ is included.

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