Posted by abraham on .
If a+b is less than c+d, and d+e is less than a+b than e is
(1)less than c (3)less than d
(2)equal to c (4)greater than d

Math 
Reiny,
d+e < a+b < c+d
then d+e < c+d
subtract d from from sides
e < c
eg.
5+4 < 8+6 < 12+4
then 5+4 < 12+4
and 5 < 12