Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.7 - Solving Linear Inequalities - Exercise Set - Page 195: 1

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The solutions of $x \gt5$ are all real numbers that are greater than 5. These numbers are graphed on a number line by shading all points to the right of 5. To graph this inequality, plot a hollow dot (or a hole) at x=5. (Alternatively, an parentheses may be used instead of a hollow dot.) Then, shade the numbers to the right of x=5. (refer to the attached image in the answer part)
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