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Solve the inequality:
or is it?
Multiply both sides by (x+1)
Now multiply both sides by x.
Subtract x from both sides.
Finally divide both sides by 4.
This is the answer for 1) but, if it's 2)
Multiply both sides by x.
Subtract 5 from both sides.
This is the answer for 2)
Hint: Use parentheses to clarify the intent of the problem.
In your problem you could have written:
(5/x)+1 or 5/(x+1) to remove any ambiguity.