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The inequality 3x + 4 > 5x − 6 is mathematically equivalent to which

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The inequality 3x + 4 > 5x − 6 is mathematically equivalent to which of the following?

A. x > 1/8
B. x > 5
C. x > −5
D. x < 5
E. x < −5



3x + 4 > 5x - 6
6 + 4 > 5x - 3x
10 > 2x
5 > x or x < 5
Answer is D
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3x + 4 > 5x − 6

-2x > -10
2x<10
x<5

answer D
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Bunuel wrote:
The inequality 3x + 4 > 5x − 6 is mathematically equivalent to which of the following?

A. x > 1/8
B. x > 5
C. x > −5
D. x < 5
E. x < −5


Simplifying the inequality we have:

3x + 4 > 5x − 6

10 > 2x

5 > x

Answer: D
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Re: The inequality 3x + 4 > 5x − 6 is mathematically equivalent to which  [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
The inequality 3x + 4 > 5x − 6 is mathematically equivalent to which of the following?

A. x > 1/8
B. x > 5
C. x > −5
D. x < 5
E. x < −5


3x - 5x > -10

-2x > -10

x < 5

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