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cgliss
 2 years ago
Morning. I'm needing to check some of my son's test answers. Solve for s. show all steps. 3s is greater than or equal to 18.....he put 3(6) is greater than or equal to 18...so s is greater than or equal to 6
cgliss
 2 years ago
Morning. I'm needing to check some of my son's test answers. Solve for s. show all steps. 3s is greater than or equal to 18.....he put 3(6) is greater than or equal to 18...so s is greater than or equal to 6

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Traxter
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[3s \ge 18\] Divide both sides by 3 (so flip inequality): \[s\le 6\] He needs to remember to flip the inequality sign whenever he multiplies/divides by a negative number.

pitankar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0s has to be smaller than 6. like 7 is smaller than 6. Rest is correct.

Traxter
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@cgliss if you want to explain to him why this happens, give him the example of 1<5. If you multiply both sides by 1 without swapping the inequality sign around, you get 1<5. This doesn't make sense, so you have to flip it to 1>5.

cgliss
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0great example.....thanks
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