Posted by **brent** on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:23pm.

negative three times a number increased by seven is less than negative eleven

- algebra one -
**Josh**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:35pm
-3(x+7) < -11

sounds like an inequality like what's depicted above

again replace the number with a variable such as x and think about how the operations are correlated with the words

now just solve to get x by itself, remember when you divide by a negative the sign will switch sides when it comes to inequalities

hope this helps

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