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Which of the following is an equivalent form of the compound inequality −22 > −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3?
−5x − 7 < −22 and −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3
−5x − 7 > −22 and −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3
−5x > −22 and −7 greater than or equal to −3
−5x − 7 < −22 and −5x − 7 less than or greater to −3
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Which of the following is an equivalent form of the compound inequality −22 > −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3? −5x − 7 < −22 and −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3 −5x − 7 > −22 and −5x − 7 greater than or equal to −3 −5x > −22 and −7 greater than or equal to −3 −5x − 7 < −22 and −5x − 7 less than or greater to −3
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A compound inequality has two parts... with the common portion in the middle. Here, the middle portion is (5x  7): −22 > (−5x − 7) greater than or equal to −3 Part 1: −22 > −5x − 7 Part 2: 5x  7 greater than or equal to −3
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So, you just carefully compare each answer choice to make sure everything matches up to those two parts.
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The second half of D makes it wrong... here's why. "−5x − 7 less than or greater to −3 " 5x  7 isn't supposed to be "less than or greater to..." 3. The original problem said that 5x  7 was "greater than or equal to −3" Similar words, but different.
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Take a look at A, and compare each part to the original question.
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It looks to me like the statement in answer A is the same as in the problem, although I didn't want to rush it :) The wording on these is confusing on purpose, and it's easy to misread an answer and miss the question.
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tacamryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OK I GET IT NOW THANX!
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome :) Glad to help :)
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