how do I break this down?
the 4x-7 is all over 6 (like a fraction) I thought I just multiply by 6 to get rid of the fraction?
algebra - drwls, Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 9:39am
Yes, your first step is correct. It leaves you with
4x - 7 < -24
Then add 7 to both sides.
Then divide both sides by 4.
4x < -17.
x < -17/4