posted by brenda .
5< x-2/6 <6
Do you mean x - 2 divided by 6 or x -2/6
I think you probably mean (x-2/6
If that is correct, then multiply each part by 6 and then add 2 to each part.
That will leave x in the middle.
I call these the "sandwich problem" because x is sandwiched betweent the lower and upper numbers.