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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.6 Solving Inequalities - 2.6 Exercise Set: 85

Answer

$x\le-9$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequality, the solution to the given inequality, $ \dfrac{x}{3}+4\le1 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{x}{3}\le1-4 \\\\ \dfrac{x}{3}\le-3 \\\\ 3\cdot\dfrac{x}{3}\le-3\cdot3 \\\\ x\le-9 .\end{array}
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