Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.6 Solving Inequalities - 2.6 Exercise Set: 69

Answer

$x\lt6$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequalities, the solution to the given inequality, $2+3x\lt20 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3x\lt20-2 \\\\ 3x\lt18 \\\\ x\lt\dfrac{18}{3} \\\\ x\lt6 .\end{array}

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