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The inequality is .

Add to each side.

Add to each side.

Divide each side by .

The inequality solution set is .

The inequality is .

Related quadratic equation is

Find the intercepts.

Find the -intercept by substituting in .

Solve for .



The -intercepts are ,.

Find the -intercept by substituting in .

-intercept is .

Find the vertex of above quadratic function .

Compare it to .

, and .

Since , then the parabola open upward.

-coordinate of vertex is .

Vertex .

Graph the quadratic equation .

Draw the coordinate plane.

Plot the intercepts and vertex.

Connect the plotted points.

Since the inequality symbol is , the solutions are not included in the solution of the inequality.

The graph is above the -axis when  or. 

The inequality solution set is .



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