Solve the following inequality. Then place the correct number in the box provided.
3x + 5 < 6x - 1

- blackfireskull

Solve the following inequality. Then place the correct number in the box provided.
3x + 5 < 6x - 1

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- blackfireskull

i've gotten X > 2 but that's not the answer...

- anonymous

do you have a choice of answers?

- texaschic101

3x + 5 < 6x - 1 --- subtract 3x from both sides
5 < 6x - 3x - 1 --- add 1 to both sides
5 + 1 < 6x - 3x -- simplify terms
6 < 3x -- divide by 3
2 < x...or x > 2......I got the same thing you did

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- sweetburger

lol i deleted cus i got the same answer

- sweetburger

x>2

- anonymous

its 3x + 5

- imqwerty

ahahahah :D

- sweetburger

@imqwerty if you could not that would be great

- anonymous

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- texaschic101

or 2 < x

- imqwerty

:D isnt it kewl

- sweetburger

no its just from twitch chat

- imqwerty

1
Subtract 3x from both sides
5<6x−1−3x
2
Simplify 6x−1−3x to 3x−1
5<3x−1
3
Add 1 to both sides
5+1<3x
4
Simplify 5+1 to 6
6<3x
5
Divide both sides by 3
6/32

- blackfireskull

https://lancastercity.owschools.com/media/g_alg02_2015/2/10x1.gif
that's the thing with the problem, @sweetburger @mthompson440 @texaschic101

- sweetburger

that link is broken

- blackfireskull

it has X at the beginning

- anonymous

it is \[x>2\] so if that isnt an answer, then there is something wrong.

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- blackfireskull

ikr? i chose that answer and then my teacher reassigned it because it was "wrong"

- anonymous

try and enter it both ways
x>2
and 2

- texaschic101

I agree ^^ try that

- blackfireskull

it will not let me move the X. i have already tried.

- anonymous

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- texaschic101

I cannot see the link you posted...but the answer to that specific question is x > 2

- texaschic101

and I am not giving answers...I am confirming an answer

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