# algebra

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how do I break this down?

4x-7 <-4
over
6

the 4x-7 is all over 6 (like a fraction) I thought I just multiply by 6 to get rid of the fraction?

• algebra -

Yes, your first step is correct. It leaves you with
4x - 7 < -24
Then add 7 to both sides.
Then divide both sides by 4.
4x < -17.
x < -17/4

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