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: 6

Answer

$x\lt-\dfrac{17}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ 7x+5\lt4x-12 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 7x-4x\lt-12-5 \\\\ 3x\lt-17 \\\\ x\lt-\dfrac{17}{3} .\end{array}
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