## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

The solution set is $\left ( -\frac{5}{3},-1 \right )$.
The given inequality is $3x^2+8x+5<0$ Factor the left hand side. $3x^2+5x+3x+5<0$ $x(3x+5)+1(3x+5)<0$ $(3x+5)(x+1)<0$ Both factors are less than zero. \$(3x+5)