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Solve the inequality −5x + 8 <= 5x − 2

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asked Feb 11, 2014 in ALGEBRA 2 by anonymous Apprentice

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Given -5x+8 ≤ 5x-2

Subtract 8 from each side.

-5x+8-8 ≤ 5x-2-8

-5x ≤ 5x-10

Subtract 5x from eachside.

-5x-5x ≤ 5x-5x-10

-10x ≤ -10

Divide to each side by negitive 10 and flip the symbol of inequality.

-10x/-10 ≥ -10/-10

x ≥ 1

answered Feb 12, 2014 by ashokavf Scholar

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