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 - Connecting: The Concepts - Exercises: 5

Answer

$x\le-\dfrac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of inequality, the solution to the given inequality, $ 7-3x\ge8 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -3x\ge8-7 \\\\ -3x\ge1 \\\\ x\le\dfrac{1}{-3} \\\\ x\le-\dfrac{1}{3} .\end{array}
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