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anonymous
 5 years ago
Why is it necessary to reverse the inequality symbol when multiplying both sides of an inequality by a negative number. Provide an example to support your explanation.
anonymous
 5 years ago
Why is it necessary to reverse the inequality symbol when multiplying both sides of an inequality by a negative number. Provide an example to support your explanation.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we start out with 1 < 2 if we multiply both sides by 1 the numbers become 1 and 2 so to make the inequality work, you have to switch it 1>2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exactly  when you multiply by a 1, you change the value of each side (making them either higher or lower value  opposite) of what they were before.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for example: 2<5  we know that 2 is less than 5 {1,0,2,3,4,5,6,7,8} multiply by 1 2>5  obviously 2 is more that 5 {7,6,5,4,3,2,1,0,1,....}
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