## anonymous 3 years ago find solution set for inequality: (-6)/(x+1) > (1/x)

1. Mertsj

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2. Mertsj

The only way that can be true is if all factors are positive or 2 are negative and 1 positive.

3. anonymous

$\huge -\frac{6}{x+1} > \frac{1}{x}$ $\huge -6x>x+1$ $\huge 7x<-1$ $\huge x<-\frac{1}{7}$

4. Mertsj

You can't do that @Azteck You don't know if x is positive or negative thus you don't know whether to flip the inequality symbol or not. The way I showed is the way to handle it.

5. anonymous

AH, yeah you're right. I was at a lost there for a moment, but all is well now.

6. Mertsj

Good