Please help: 4/5x + 5 < -3

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Please help: 4/5x + 5 < -3

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I haven't done many problems like this before, what part should I do first?
start by subtracting 5 from both sides so that you get the x by itself
Ok so 4/5x < 2

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actually, doing it that way is going to make it more complicated than it needs to be ... one moment
ok :)
actually, that ended up being the quickest way ... but subtracting from both sides leaves you with 4/5x < -8
because -3 -5 = -8
;P I always get mixed up with that even though I've gone over it a million times
ok, right now with the equation like it is (4/5x < -8) ... you know "one" of the answers is zero because, well just because ... I forget why I just know it's true so just trust me and someone else who's taken math in the past decade will chime in in a bit to tell you
ok so what should you do next?
But, because they're tricky there's another answer too!
next, multiply both sides by 5x to get that 5x out of the denominator
ok so it would be 4x < -40 right
4 = -40x
\[4 < -3(5x+5)\]
because \[\frac{ 4(5x) }{ 5x } = 4\] and \[-8 (5x )= -40x\]
It's important to note, if this is (4/5)x + 5 < -3 or 4/(5x) + 5 < -3 These are not the same.
\[4<-15x-15\]
4+15<-15x
@californiagirl55 my last equation should have had 4 < -40x (with < not =)
19<-15x
19/-15
@qpHalcy0n has said the smartest thing in here thusfar ... I've been solving it as if the equation was \[\frac{ 4 }{ 5x } + 5 < 3\] And, @jiteshmeghwal9 is obviously answering it as if the question was \[\frac{ 4 }{5x + 5 } < 3\] which are completely different things
grrr except I left off the negatives on the threes
so what is the right question @RoamingBlue ??????/
I have no idea *grins* wasn't my question to start with :D
But if you solve it going down the path I was on you end up with 4 < -40x then 4/-40 < x or -1/10 < x < 0 as the final solution

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