Posted by **algebra** on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 9:42pm.

Pleas help with this. Explain the steps so I can understand what I am doing.

solve

0.3x + 9<_ 0.7x -8

the solution is {x|x ? ? }

_ this line is suppose to go under the 9 but I don't know how on computer do you?

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**MathMate**, Friday, September 11, 2009 at 10:29pm
You will need to solve it like an equation, by keep the inequality sign.

The less than or equal to sign can be written as "& l e ;" without the quotes and the intevening spaces.

- Group like terms on same side of inequality sign

- reduce to one term on each side

- divide each side by the coefficient of the unknown, flip the direction of inequality if the coefficient is negative.

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