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Pooh_
 2 years ago
Solve the following inequality:
4y + 5 ≥ 17
*would the answer be y ≤ 3 or y ≥ 3? because im not sure
Pooh_
 2 years ago
Solve the following inequality: 4y + 5 ≥ 17 *would the answer be y ≤ 3 or y ≥ 3? because im not sure

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Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just treat it like an equality and isolate the y 4y + 5 = 17 Remember when you multiply or divide both sides by a negative you have to flip the inequality

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Show me your work and I can tell you if you are on the right track

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1at the step 4y ≥ 12 4y/4 ≥ 12/4 y ≥ 3 when you divide or multiply by a negative you always flip the inequality y/1 ≤ 3/1 y ≤ 3

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hope that helps, just a rule you have to remember

Pooh_
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I subtracted 5 from both sides, simplifeid, then divided both sides by 4.
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