## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.5 - Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.5 - Page 175: 20

#### Answer

$y\lt-13$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $-2(y+4)\gt18 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (y+4)\lt\dfrac{18}{-2} \\\\ y+4\lt-9 \\\\ y\lt-9-4 \\\\ y\lt-13 .\end{array}

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