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AGummiBear55

  • 3 years ago

HELP ME PLEASE! A solution to the compound inequality 16 > 4 - 3x > -11 is provided below. Choose the statement that is true about the given solution. Line 1: 16 > 4 - 3x and 4 - 3x > -11 Line 2: 12 > -3x and -3x > -15 Line 3: -4 > x and x > 5 A) There is a mistake in line # 1. B) There is a mistake in line # 2. C) There is a mistake in line # 3. D) There are no mistakes, the solution is correct. I'm stuck on this question! Please, help?

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  1. allibear2012
    • 3 years ago
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    ?

  2. AGummiBear55
    • 3 years ago
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    Basically, in which line (Line1, Line2, or Line3) is messed up. I know that the solution to the problem is not -4 > x and x > 5... the signs are different, I believe. ???

  3. allibear2012
    • 3 years ago
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    i'm sorry but i can;t help. but i know some one who can... @__assassin__

  4. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    there is an error in line 3 when you divide by a negative the inequality sign is flipped

  5. AGummiBear55
    • 3 years ago
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    YAY!! Thank you... that's what I thought, but I'm not the best at math... lol. Thank you so much! :)

  6. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    12 > -3x dividing by -3: -4 < x x > -4 not less than other similarly with the other solution

  7. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    yw

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