College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.2 - Real Numbers - P.2 Exercises - Page 16: 52


$x \lt 1$ Refer to the image below for the graph.

Work Step by Step

A parenthesis at 1 ,means $1$ is not included in the set, An infinity on the left means the graph goes to the left of $1$ without bound. Thus, the equivalent inequality of the given interval is: $x \lt 1$ To graph the interval on a number line, hole (or a hollow dot) at $1$ then, shade the region to its left. (refer to the attached image in the answer part above)
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