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PAGE: 146SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 3
Please look in your text book for this problem Statement

The inequality is

Apply multiplication property of inequality: .

             (Multiply each side by 2)

                    (Cancel common terms)

                      (Multiply: )

Multiply each side by negative one and flip the symbol

                            (Product of two same signs is positive)

The solution set is .

Graph the solution set on a number line.number line diagram inequality_v_greater_than_16

Note: The point indicated with open circle is not included in the solution set.


To check, substitute a number greater than 16  in the inequality .

                     (Substitute )

                       (Divide: )

The inequality is true.

The graph of is

number line diagram inequality_v_greater_than_16

The inequality solution set is .


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