Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.4 - Inequalities - Problem Set 4.4: 40

Answer

$x\lt7$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ 2x+5\lt19 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2x\lt19-5 \\\\ 2x\lt14 \\\\ x\lt\dfrac{14}{2} \\\\ x\lt7 .\end{array}
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