# Math

Okay, we just got the question -11y-13>42. I just got y>-5. Is this right? If not can someone plz explain!

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1. -11y-13>42
-11y > 55
y < -5

or, you can move the y stuff to the right side
-11y-13>42
-55 > 11y
-5 > y

when you multiply by a negative value, you switch directions. It's just a shorthand way of moving things to the other side of the arrow.

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2. No. Look at the signs.

-11y < 55

https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/inequality-solving.html

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3. Thanks you!

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