Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 5 - Relationships Within Triangles - Algebra Review - Page 323: 18


$a \lt -1$

Work Step by Step

Use the distributive property to simplify the left side of the equation: $20a + 12 \lt -8$ Subtract $12$ from each side of the inequality to isolate the constants on one side of the inequality: $20a \lt -20$ Divide each side by $20$ to solve for $a$: $a \lt -1$
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