math help plzzz!!!!!!!!!

-8<1-3(x-2)<13

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asked by jerry
  1. -8<1-3(x-2)<13

    let's just work on it as it sits

    -8 < 1-3x+6 < 13
    -8 < 7-3x < 13
    subtract 7 , (does not affect inequality sign)
    -15 < -3x < 6
    divide by -3 , (switches the < to a > sign)

    5 > x > -2

    better form:
    -2 < x < 5

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    posted by Reiny

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