Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:39am.

solve the compound inequality

0<2x-4<8

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**Mary**, Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:41am
two parts to this problem

1) 2x-4> 0

2) 2x-4 <8

solve each separately

1) 2x > 4

x>2

2) 2x<12

x<6

if x is greater than 2 and less than 6 write it like this: 2<x<6

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**Dr. Jane**, Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:45am
I solve these all together by adding 4 to all 3 parts and then dividing all 3 parts by 2.

that way, I don't have to worry about the directions of the inequalities.

0<2x-4 <8

4<2x<12

2<x<6

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