Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.5 - Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.5: 1


$x\gt 2$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ 3x+4\gt x+8 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3x-x\gt 8-4 \\\\ 2x\gt 4 \\\\ x\gt \dfrac{4}{2} \\\\ x\gt 2 .\end{array}
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