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PAGE: 327SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 53
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The inequality is .

Apply subtraction property of inequality: Subtract 7 from each side.

                (Apply additive inverse property: )

                      (Subtract: )

                             (Apply additive identity property: )

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

                             (Cancel common terms)

                                  (Divide: )

Graph the solution set on a number line.number line diagram inequality m greater then 5

Note: A circle means that this point is not included in the solution set.


To check, substitute a number greater than 5 in .

                    (Substitute )

                        (Multiply: )

                               (Add: )

The inequality is true.

The inequality solution is .


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