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What is the greatest integer that does NOT satisfy 3(x – 9) < 5x – 2(1

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3(x-9) < 5x -2(1-3x)
3x-27 < 11x - 2
-25 < 8x
Putting the values of x given:
-25 < 8(-4)
Which is incorrect

A is the correct answer

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Trying the option A gives -39 < -46.

Which is not true.

A is the answer.
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