Posted by **Emily** on Monday, March 24, 2008 at 12:50pm.

I have to solve this inequality, but i forget how to do it. I remember your supposed to do something special when your like subtracting a negative from both sides? Y-5>-6

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**Emily**, Monday, March 24, 2008 at 1:22pm
Someone answer my question, PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

thanks, EMILY:)

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 24, 2008 at 1:52pm
Nothing special happens when you add or subtract with inequations.

You are thinking about multiplying and dividing by negatives

If you multiply or divide each term of an inequation by a negative number, you must reverse the inequality sign

e.g.

3x > 12

x > 4

but

-5x < 25

x > -5

for yours

Y-5>-6 just add 5 to both sides

y > -6 + 5

y > -1

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