Posted by **Lola** on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:41pm.

Solve using the multiplication principle

-7x <_ 35

the sign is an inequality equal greater or lesser than sign

would I substitute the sign for an equal sign and then divide 35 by -7

x=-5

-7 x -5= 35

how would I write the solution set? can someone please help me?

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**Lola**, Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:56pm
can someone please help me?

- Math (Algebra) -
**Reiny**, Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 10:19pm
-7x <_ 35 or

-7x ≤ 35 , divide by -7

x ≥ -5

remember that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, the sign of inequality has to be reversed.

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