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anonymous

  • one year ago

PLEASE HELP ME UNDERSTAND... I AM REALLY CONFUSED! Solve for x. −ax + 3b > 5 x > the quantity 3 times b minus 5 all over a x > the quantity 5 minus 3 times b all over negative a x < the quantity 3 times b plus 5 all over a x < the quantity negative 3 times b plus 5 all over negative a

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    first, i would subtract 3b

  3. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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  4. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    yes correct, subtract 3b from both sides |dw:1434342430647:dw|

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    WAIIT IS IT B??

  6. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    close

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    c I found out?!

  8. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    Rule: when multiplying or dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative number, the inequality sign will flip ex: -2x < 4 turns into x > -2 -x/3 > 5 turns into x < -15

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so c?

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434342530102:dw|

  11. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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  12. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    because we are dividing by a negative number the sign flips right?

  13. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    yes

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    D OR C IT HAS TO BEEEEEEE BAAAAHHH

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    sorry caps prob

  16. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434342630746:dw|

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434342649896:dw|

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats not an answer

  19. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    but can't we also split that fraction too?

  20. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    it's like saying 1 plus -2 is the same as -2 plus 1

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wait I said D, so I was right?

  22. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    D is correct

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    YYAYAYYAYYAYAYYYAYA

  24. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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