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Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of inequalities x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 <= 5 ?

(A) 2 < x < 16
(B) 2 <= x < 4
(C) 2 < x <= 8
(D) 4 < x <= 8
(E) 4 <= x <= 16
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Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of inequalities x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 <= 5 ?

(A) 2 < x < 16
(B) 2 <= x < 4
(C) 2 < x <= 8
(D) 4 < x <= 8
(E) 4 <= x <= 16

x + 6 > 10 --> x > 4;
x - 3 <= 5 --> x<=8;

Therefore 4 < x <=8.

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Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of inequalities x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 <= 5 ?

(A) 2 < x < 16
(B) 2 <= x < 4
(C) 2 < x <= 8
(D) 4 < x <= 8
(E) 4 <= x <= 16

x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 <= 5

x>4 and x<=8 combining

4<x<=8
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x > 4 & x< = 8

OR

4 < x & x < = 8

4 < x < = 8

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Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of inequalities x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 <= 5 ?

(A) 2 < x < 16
(B) 2 <= x < 4
(C) 2 < x <= 8
(D) 4 < x <= 8
(E) 4 <= x <= 16

Solution:

Let’s isolate x in both inequalities, starting with x + 6 > 10.

x + 6 > 10

x > 4

Next we isolate x in the inequality x – 3  5.

x – 3 <= 5

x <= 8

Bringing these two inequalities together we know:

4 < x <= 8

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Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of inequalities x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 < 5 ?

(A) 2 < x < 16
(B) 2 < x < 4
(C) 2 < x < 8
(D) 4 < x < 8
(E) 4 < x < 16

The above solutions are great. I just want to add one more tip.
When it comes to multiple inequalities, I find that it helps to rearrange them so that the inequality signs are all facing the same direction (I prefer arranging them so that the values are in ascending order from left to right)

So, x + 6 > 10 and x - 3 < 5 first become 10 < x + 6 and x - 3 < 5
For 10 < x + 6, we subtract 6 from both sides to get: 4 < x
For x - 3 < 5, we add 3 to both sides to get: x < 8
With the two inequality signs facing the same direction, it's easy to combine them to get 4 < x < 8

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