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

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# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Connecting: The Concepts - Exercises - Page 134: 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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