Posted by **Elaine** on Monday, March 30, 2009 at 11:17pm.

I have tried to work these problem and seem to do it wrong.I need help.

3/4(5x-1/2)-5/3<1/3

could help me please.

6y+2y<-24=

y=-3 is this right.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:11am
3/4(5x-1/2)-5/3<1/3

3/4(5x-1/2) < 1/3 + 5/3

3/4(5x-1/2) < 2 , now multiply by 4

3(5x - 1/2) < 8 , now expand

15x - 3/2 < 8 , times 2

30x - 3 < 16

30x < 19

x < 19/30

your second problem:

6y+2y<-24

8y ≤ - 24

y ≤ -3

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