algebra
posted by bob .
how do I break this down?
4x7 <4
over
6
the 4x7 is all over 6 (like a fraction) I thought I just multiply by 6 to get rid of the fraction?

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