anonymous
  • anonymous
FAN AND MEDAL!!! Solve for x. -ax + 2b > 8 A) x < the quantity negative 2 times b plus 8 all over negative a B) x > the quantity negative 2 times b plus 8 all over negative a C) x < the quantity 2 times b minus 8 all over negative a D) x > the quantity negative 2 times b minus 8 all over a
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Rhystic
  • Rhystic
treat the > as an = and solve for x first then put the > back in.
anonymous
  • anonymous
but there are 2 variables
Rhystic
  • Rhystic
it doesn't matter as you are only solving for x. You treat the other variable b as a constant.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
So it's A?
Rhystic
  • Rhystic
how did you arrive to that answer?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-ax + 2b > 8 Subtract 2b from both sides -ax > 8 - 2b Divide both sides by -a and switch the > sign to < x < 8 - 2b all over -a
anonymous
  • anonymous
So it's A?
Rhystic
  • Rhystic
why would you switch the signs?
anonymous
  • anonymous
You have to switch the sign when you divide by a negative
anonymous
  • anonymous
So it's A, right?
Rhystic
  • Rhystic
yep

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