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

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# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 35

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#### Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ Use the position of the number on the number line to evaluate if it satisfies the given inequality, $x\le-5 .$ $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ The inequality $x\le-5$ is satisfied by all numbers that appear on/on the left of $-5$ in the number line. In the number line, $-7$ appears on the $\text{ left }$ of $-5 .$ Hence, it is $\text{ a solution .}$

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