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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the inequality 5x < 16 + x.
a. x < 1/4
b. x > 1/4
c. x < 4
d. x > 4
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the inequality 5x < 16 + x. a. x < 1/4 b. x > 1/4 c. x < 4 d. x > 4

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so do you know how to start off?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i divide both sides by 5?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First you should put all of the x values on one side. Do you know how to do that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. What is the x on the right side doing?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Exactly. It's adding. So we can pass it over to the other side doing the opposite. Subtracting. So now our equation is: 5x  x < 16. Are you following?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now do i divide both sides by 5?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First solve 5x  x. What would that be?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just 5? the x's cancel out?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good try, but no. Remember that there is always an invisible 1 with an x. So 5x  1x = 4x. So now our equation is 4x < 16. Understand?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i understand i forgot about the 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem :) So what would be the next step here?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divide both sides by 4 to get the x alone?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what's your final answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yep! you got it girl

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much!:)
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