Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapter 4 Review Problem Set: 56

Answer

$x\gt-4$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ -2x-5\lt3 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -2x\lt3+5 \\\\ -2x\lt8 \\\\ x\gt\dfrac{8}{-2} \\\\ x\gt-4 .\end{array}
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