Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Compound Inequalities - Exercise Set - Page 274: 88


Makes sense.

Work Step by Step

The statement makes sense. Many "or" inequalities can not be expressed as a single interval because many "or" intervals do not overlap. For instance, the solution may be the union of $(1,3)$ and $(5,6)$, which can not be combined.
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