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PAGE: 306SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 35
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multiplication property of inequalitymultiplication property of inequality

The inequality equation is .

Apply multiplication property of inequality: Multiply each side by 3.

                  (Cancel common terms)

                    (Multiply: )

Apply division property of inequality: Divide each side by 2.

                    (Cancel common terms)

      (Multiply each side by negative one and flip the symbol)

                                   (Product of two same signs is positive)

                                  (Divide: )

Graph the solution set on a number line.number line diagram inequality b greater than or equal to 13.5

Note: A dot means that this point is included in the solution set.


To check, substitute 13.5, a number greater than 13.5 in .

          (Substitute  )

                   (Multiply: )

                        (Divide: )

The inequality is true.

The inequality solution is .


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