Posted by **Brian** on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 3:20pm.

Y over -6 > 10 and i need to solve

A. y < –16

B. y > –60

C. y > 4

D. y < –60 I got C, but that's not right

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**Steve**, Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 3:26pm
y/-6 > 10

y < -60

Looks like D

When you multiply be a negative value, change the direction of the inequality. It's just a shorthand way to make things switch sides. Since

y/-6 > 10

that's the same as

-y/6 > 10

add y/6 to both sides to get

0 > 10 + y/6

now subtract 10 to get

-10 > y/6

now multiply by 6 to get

-60 > y

or

y < -60

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**Brian**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 10:39pm
Thank you so much I have put your info into my notes....

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