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: 67

Answer

There are no solutions to this inequality. The solution set is empty.

Work Step by Step

To solve this inequality, we first simplify it. 5x + 2 $\gt$ 5x + 7 Subtract 5x from both sides. 2 $\gt$ 7 Since 2 will never be greater than 7, there are no solutions to this inequality. The solution set is empty.
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