Posted by **Crystal** on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 12:37am.

Please solve the inequality

.04 x + .06(12000-x) >= 650

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 7:47am
.04x + 720 - .06x ≥ 650

-.02x ≥ -70

x ≥ -70/-.02

x ≥ 3500

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**Crystal**, Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 9:08am
Shouldn't the answer be less than or = to?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 9:49am
yes, of course you are right.

When dividing by a negative we have to reverse the inequality sign.

Time for my third cup of coffee.

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