Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving - Exercise Set - Page 85: 19



Work Step by Step

$5x\lt-23.5\longrightarrow$ Solve for x by dividing both sides by 5. $5x\div5\lt-23.5\div5\longrightarrow$ Simplify. $x\lt4.7$ This is written in interval notation as $(-\infty,4.7)$ where ) indicates the values in the solution set approach 4.7 but do not actually include 4.7.
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