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I have to solve this inequality, but i forget how to do it. I remember your supposed to do something special when your like subtracting a negative from both sides? Y-5>-6

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thanks, EMILY:)

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Nothing special happens when you add or subtract with inequations.
You are thinking about multiplying and dividing by negatives

If you multiply or divide each term of an inequation by a negative number, you must reverse the inequality sign
e.g.

3x > 12
x > 4

but
-5x < 25
x > -5

for yours
Y-5>-6 just add 5 to both sides
y > -6 + 5
y > -1

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