MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
Andrew solved the following inequality, and his work is shown below: −4(x + 8) + 25 ≤ −2 + 1(x − 50) −4x − 32 + 25 ≤ −2 + 1x − 50 −4x − 7 ≤ 1x − 52 −5x ≤ −45 x ≤9 What mistake did Andrew make in solving the inequality?
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MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
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MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
A. He subtracted 1x from both sides when he should have added 4x. B.When dividing by −5, he did not change the ≤ to ≥. C.He added 7 to both sides when he should have added 52. D.He did not make a mistake.
MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
I saw no mistake but i could be wrong.

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welshfella
  • welshfella
when dividing both sides by a negative you have to flip the signs
MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
Oh okay so the answer is B.
welshfella
  • welshfella
yes
MeowLover17
  • MeowLover17
Thanks for your help @welshfella
welshfella
  • welshfella
yw

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