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anonymous
 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?
anonymous
 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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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Basically, 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. ???

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm sorry but i can;t help. but i know some one who can... @__assassin__

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there is an error in line 3 when you divide by a negative the inequality sign is flipped

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0YAY!! Thank you... that's what I thought, but I'm not the best at math... lol. Thank you so much! :)

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.112 > 3x dividing by 3: 4 < x x > 4 not less than other similarly with the other solution
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