Posted by **Nik** on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 10:15am.

-9/7x + 8 < -4x - 5

-9/7x + 4x + 8 , -4x + 4x - 5

-9/7x + 4x +8 < -5

The book then has

19/7x + 8 < - 5

I know how to solve this but I am lacking or trying to remeber how they got 19/7 - need a refresher

Convert the "x" terms to common denominators

4 x - (9/7) x = 28 x - (9/7) x

= (19/7) x

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- chem - how many milliter of .246 M HNO3 should be added to 213 ml of 0.00666 M 2...
- English - 1. I stayed there for two weeks. 2. I stayed there two weeks. Are both...
- English - The door opened of itself. The doors opened of themselves. The doors ...
- 3rd grade - R wants to round 47 to the nearest ten. Which halfway number can ...
- problem solving - select a problem that you have worked on but not yet solved, ...
- plz help english - my question is:- Complete the sentence below by interrupting ...
- Texas History - What was the mission that served as a halfway mark between ...
- Texas History - What was the mission that served as a halfway mark between ...
- Algebra 1 - Randy, Sam, Tim and Will counted the number of puzzles they had ...
- Algebra - Randy, Sam, Tim and Will counted the number of puzzles they had solved...

More Related Questions