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anonymous
 5 years ago
why do you change the symbol of an inequality when you mulitply or divied by a negative
please help me i really need help
anonymous
 5 years ago
why do you change the symbol of an inequality when you mulitply or divied by a negative please help me i really need help

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because if you multiply 8 by 3…for example…and it was greater than the other side, it has suddenly "flipped" to the other side of zero. Make sense?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its an identity 4 < 5 yes? multiply both by 1 and 4 > 5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea sorta but how does that aply to evry inequality

Zarkon
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0assume a<b add a to both sides aa<ba 0<ba add b to both sides b<bab b<a

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if while simplifying one you end up with a negative variable between two values, to remove the negative you multiply all by 1 ( and switch the inequalities )

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. so if you have a positive number, and multiply it by a negative number, it is now negative/on the other side of zero. if you have a negative number and multiply it by another negative, it becomes positive,ending on the opposite side of zero that it was originally.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay thank you all for helping me

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and for sure its correct
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