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  • 2 years ago

Choose the correct description of the graph of the inequality x - 3 >= 5. A) Open circle on 8, shading to the left. B) Closed circle on 8, shading to the left. C) Open circle on 8, shading to the right. D) Closed circle on 8, shading to the right.

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  1. Haleyy_Bugg
    • 2 years ago
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    @ovenmitt12

  2. AriPotta
    • 2 years ago
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    you have to get x by itself. how would you do that

  3. Haleyy_Bugg
    • 2 years ago
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    get rid of the 3?

  4. AriPotta
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    yea but how would you do that

  5. Haleyy_Bugg
    • 2 years ago
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    ....subtract it?

  6. AriPotta
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    no, you would add it. you have to do the opposite and since it's being subtracted, you add

  7. AriPotta
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    so add 3 to both sides

  8. Haleyy_Bugg
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    okay. to both sides right?

  9. AriPotta
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    yes. what do you get?

  10. Haleyy_Bugg
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    x >= 8?

  11. AriPotta
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    yep. so firstly, would the circle be open or closed

  12. Haleyy_Bugg
    • 2 years ago
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    closed!

  13. AriPotta
    • 2 years ago
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    yes! and would the shading be to the right or the left

  14. Haleyy_Bugg
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    so B?

  15. AriPotta
    • 2 years ago
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    no :/ because the shading would be to the right. x is greater than or equal to 8. and since the numbers on a number line get greater as you go to the right, the shading is to the right

  16. Haleyy_Bugg
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    oh :c okay! but thanks!

  17. AriPotta
    • 2 years ago
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    no problemo

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