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: 16

Answer

$x\ge3$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ 4(x+1)\ge16 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (x+1)\ge\dfrac{16}{4} \\\\ x+1\ge4 \\\\ x\ge4-1 \\\\ x\ge3 .\end{array}
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