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: 70

Answer

$x\lt-\dfrac{43}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Using the Distributive Property and the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $ 36\lt-3(x+2)-1 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 36\lt-3x-6-1 \\\\ 3x\lt-6-1-36 \\\\ 3x\lt-43 \\\\ x\lt-\dfrac{43}{3} .\end{array}
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