# algebra 1

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-3-8>(4x+8)-8

I have no idea how to solve this problem but I would like to learn. Can you be kind to show me the steps so that I can use this as an example problem for other problems. Thanks!

• algebra 1 -

for the first few lines treat the > sign as if it were an = sign

-3-8>(4x+8)-8
-11 > 4x + 8 - 8
-4x > 11

Now when we multiply or divide by a negative, the inequality sign has to be reversed
so divide both sides by -4
x < -11/4

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