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anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you solve this problem for X: 3(x+1)x/2+3/2<0
anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you solve this problem for X: 3(x+1)x/2+3/2<0

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you distribute the 3, and add like terms...you solve it like you would if the less than sign is an equal sign

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0only difference is if you divide or multiply by a negative you change the sign...so in this case you would change it to a greater than sign if you divide or multiply by a negative

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok what terms do you distribute the 3 to?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just 3(x+1) since the 3 is in front of that parenthesis

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so it would be 3x+3?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but there is a negative...so u distribute the  as well, 3x3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then it would look like this them 3x3x/2+3/2<0 ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add like terms...keep all the x's on one side of the inequality and everything else on the other

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so like this 3x+x/2<03+3/2?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you should be adding 3 to both sides , not subtracting

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it should be 3xx/2<33/2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would look like this 3/2x<1.5?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would you evaluate 31/2? having the x is the same thing. if it would be easier for you to get rid of the fraction, you could multiple the whole inequality by 2 to get rid of the fractions

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i just get how to even do these and you are making me even moe confused.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh sorry...i'm trying to explain it to you instead of just giving you the answers

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0on the left side of the inequality we have 3xx/2, right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the x in x/2 can also be written as (1/2)x. let's change that to a decimal so it's easier to work with...(1/2)x is also 0.5x. So we have 3x0.5x which equals 3.5x.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now you should have 3.5x<1.5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now to solve for x, you would just divide both sides by 3.5, which will change the inequality sign to >
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