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August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014

Posted by **margie** on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 8:04pm.

Problem:

x+3=>2x+1 and -4x<-8

-4x<-8

The first inequality can be rewritten

x <= 2 In words, x is less than or equal to 2.

You can get that by subtracting x+1 from both sides.

The second inequality can be rewritten

x>2

You get that by dividing both sides by -4 and reversing the > sign.

Both inequalities cannot be satisfied at the same time in this case.

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