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Girly17

  • 2 years ago

–4x ≤ –12 i have the answer but do i flip the sign to the right? x is greater than or equal to 3? or x is less than or equal to 3?

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  1. freewilly922
    • 2 years ago
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    when you divided to simplify an inequality with a negative number you flip the inequality. -5 is less than 10 if you were to divide both sides by -5 without flipping the inequality 1 is less than 2 which is wrong. \[x\ge 3\]

  2. Girly17
    • 2 years ago
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    ok so when it is dividing or multiplying i flip the sign and when i add or subtract i leave it as it is?

  3. 03225186213
    • 2 years ago
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    no when you multiply or divide by negative num then you flip the in equality

  4. 03225186213
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    x>=3

  5. 03225186213
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    because you have divided by-4 on both side you flip in equality

  6. Girly17
    • 2 years ago
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    oh okay thankyou!

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