Posted by **Janelle** on Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 8:25pm.

I'm stuck on this 1 math problem. I've tried many ways to figure it out, but I can't. The problem is; 2(3x-5)>2x+6.

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**frank**, Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 8:43pm
6x-10>2x+6

4x-10>6

4x>16

x>4

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**Christiaan**, Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 8:44pm
First of all you may want to simplify the left side of the inequality.

We get:

6x-10>2x+6

Now, I don't now if you have any experience in solving regular equations, but inequalities work in exactly the same way. The only exception to this is that when you transfer a minus sign from one side to another you have to change the inequality symbol(e.g. -1<5 so 1>-5)

So, if we treat the inequality as an equation, we get that:

6x-10>2x+6

=> 6x>2x+16

=> 4x>16

=> x>4

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