algebra 2

The annual expenses of a manufacturing company must satisfy the inequality that follows, where x is in millions of dollars.
2(x-5)>6(x-3)
A. Solve the inequality for x. Interpret the result.

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  1. Except for multiplying/dividing by a negative number, treat just like an equation.

    First get rid of the parentheses by multiplying.

    2x - 10 > 6x -18

    Subtract 2x from both sides and add 18 to both sides.

    You should be able to work it from there.

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    posted by PsyDAG
  2. is it 28>4x
    or -10>4x?

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  3. 2(x-5)>6(x-3)
    2x - 10 > 6x - 18
    2x - 6x > -18+10
    -4x > -8
    x < 2

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    posted by Reiny

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