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 198: 135


Linear equations and linear inequalities both require adding, subtracting, and then multiplying or dividing in order to solve for the unknown variable.

Work Step by Step

Below is an example showing the similarities in solving linear equations and linear inequalities. $5x+6=31$ $5x=31-6$ $5x=25$ $x=5$ $5x+6\geq31$ $5x\geq31-6$ $5x\geq25$ $x\geq5$
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