## anonymous 3 years ago Write the solution set. x/2+1<9/2

1. anonymous

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2. anonymous

1st. Subtract 1 from both sides.

3. anonymous

subtract 1, multiply by 2

4. anonymous

2nd. Multiply both sides by 2

5. anonymous

$\frac{x}{2}+1\leq \frac{9}{2}$ $\frac{x}{2}\leq \frac{7}{2}$ $x\leq 7$

6. anonymous

this might sound like a silly question but how do you subtract if it's a fraction?