Please help me with this math

Solve for x. and show your work.
-3x+5 less than or equal to -22

Note:where it says "less than or equal to" its the less than or equal to sign. Please help me!

asked by Miracle
  1. -3x + 5 <or = -22

    Subtract 5 from both sides.

    Divide both sides by -3

    When you divide by a negative, you have to switch the inequality which will give you > or equal to

    posted by John
  2. Okay thank you so much John! :-)

    posted by Miracle
  3. 3k is less than 9 solve for k
    i have been working on this for two hours!!!!

    posted by allison

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