Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:45pm.

Translate the following statement into an inequality: Five less than a number is at least nine.

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:49pm
Please Answer

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:52pm
Here are the choices

x ¨C 5 ¡Ý 9

x ¨C 9 > 5

x ¨C 5 > 9

x ¨C 5 ¡Ü 9

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:53pm
Huh? For some reason they didn't come out right.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2:59pm
n - 5 ≥ 9

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**Steve**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 3:01pm
copy/paste operations often get garbled due to font sets in word-processor documents.

However, we want "Five less than a number is at least nine."

x-5 >= 9

Pick the choice that matches that.

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 3:02pm
Steve yours do u mean > with the line under it

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**Steve**, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 3:05pm
yes - greater than or equal

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**Carol**, Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:10am
the answer is n - 5 ¡Ý 9

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**Carol**, Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:11am
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