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Posted by **Kelley** on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 7:06pm.

3/4(3+2x)+2>17

and

8x-12<-9

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**Reiny**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 7:12pm3/4(3+2x)+2>17

multiply each term by 4

3(3+2x) + 8 > 68

9 + 6x > 60

6x > 51

x > 51/6

the second is really easy, add 12 to both sides, then divide by 8

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**Kelley**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 7:19pmThat is what I did but I was told it was wrong...I got 3/8

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**Reiny**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 7:23pm8x-12<-9

8x < 12-9

8x < 3

x < 3/8

Was there a restriction on x, e.g. did it say x is an element of the integers or something like that?

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**Kelley**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 7:40pmNo...this is why I am confused, they say the answer is 0

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