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I don't just want the answer. I'm just confused as to the steps for this... :/ can someone help please?
2/5x  9 <9/10 ?
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I don't just want the answer. I'm just confused as to the steps for this... :/ can someone help please? 2/5x  9 <9/10 ?
 one year ago
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vivalakodaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To get x by itself, you have to get rid of the nine, so add nine to both sides. Now what do you have?
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vivalakodaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You already figured it out? :p
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tessaxBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Would it be 2/5 < 9/10 then?
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vivalakodaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No... you are solving for x, correct?
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jayz657Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2/5x < 9/10 + 9 2/5x < 99/10 2x < 99/10 (5) 2x < 99/2 x < 99/4
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vivalakodaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2/5x  9 <9/10 is the original equation. Now you add nine to both sides to get rid of the nine. (2/5x9)+9 < (9/10) +9. Simplify now you have 2/5x < 9 9/10 Now to get rid of the fraction 2/5, multiply both sides by 5 You now have 2x < 40 9/10 Then to get x by itself, divide both sides by 2. Remember that when you divide an inequality by a negative number the sign switches, so the equation is now: x> 20 9/10
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