Posted by **karl** on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:47pm.

How can you tell if a value is a solution to an inequality.

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**MathMate**, Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 8:33pm
Substitute the solution variable in the inequation and see if the inequality is satisfied.

For example, if we say x=5 satisfies

x²+2x-10>25

substitute x=5 to get

5²+2*5-10=25

Therefore x=5 is NOT a solution to the given inequation, since the inequality > is violated.

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