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

$x\ge7$
$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ Use the properties of inequality to solve the given inequality, $2x-5\ge9 .$ $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Using the properties of inequality, the given is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2x-5\ge9 \\\\ 2x\ge9+5 \\\\ 2x\ge14 \\\\ x\ge\dfrac{14}{2} \\\\ x\ge7 .\end{array}