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The inequality is .

Solve the inequality.

                  (Original inequality)

      (Subtract from each side)

                  (Apply additive inverse property: )

                          (Subtract: )

The graph of the solution set on a number line diagram.Graph of the inequality b < 8

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

Check solution for -value.


                  (Original inequality)

                  (Substitute )

                      (Add: )

Therefore, is true inequality.


                  (Original inequality)

                  (Substitute )

                      (Add: )

Therefore, is false inequality.

The solution set of the inequality is .


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