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# Homework Help: Algebra 2

Posted by Brad on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 10:44am.

What happens to the signs in an inequality when you multiply or divide on both sides by a negative?

• Algebra 2 - PsyDAG, Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 12:00pm

What happens to the signs in an inequality when you multiply or divide on both sides by a negative?

The same thing that happens in an equation.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

• Algebra 2 - Reiny, Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 1:01pm

...however the "inequality sign" has to be reversed.

e.g.

-3x > 15
x < -5

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