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anonymous
 5 years ago
1/2+less than or equal signe 2 or t  4 greater than or equal signe 3
anonymous
 5 years ago
1/2+less than or equal signe 2 or t  4 greater than or equal signe 3

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/2\[\le2 or t  4\ge3\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[ok sorry the problem reads 1/2 + \le 2 or t  4 \ge 3\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0On an "or" statement you just solve each side. I believe you are saying 1/2t <=2 or t4 >=3.... To solve that you solve each equation on its own. So to get rid of 1/2 (because it is by the t) you multiply both sides by (2/1) which is the reciprocal. So 2 * 2 = 4 so the left side says t >= 4 **** The reason I changed the <= into a >= is because when you multiply or divide both sides by a negative number the rule says you have to flip the signs. The second equation t4 >= 3 to get t by itself, you add 4 to both sides. So you would have t >= 1 So if your answers are t>= 4 or t >=1 and you graphed those you would find that any number >= 1 would make this true. So your final answer should be t >=1 ** This is a tricky question, if you need more explanation... let me know
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