# SOLUTION: 2/3 + X/5<4/15 SOLVE USING ADDITION AND MULTIPLICATION PRINCIPALS HERE IS WHAT I HAVE SO FAR: X/5 + 2/3 <4/15 2*X/3.5 <4/15 = 2*X/15 < 4/15 AM I DONE OR IS

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inequalities Question 519281: 2/3 + X/5<4/15 SOLVE USING ADDITION AND MULTIPLICATION PRINCIPALS HERE IS WHAT I HAVE SO FAR: X/5 + 2/3 <4/15 2*X/3.5 <4/15 = 2*X/15 < 4/15 AM I DONE OR IS THERE MORE? Answer by Edwin McCravy(8918)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2/3 + X/5 < 4/15 SOLVE USING ADDITION AND MULTIPLICATION PRINCIPALS HERE IS WHAT I HAVE SO FAR: X/5 + 2/3 < 4/15 2*X/3.5 < 4/15 = 2*X/15 < 4/15 AM I DONE OR IS THERE MORE? ```Sorry, that's all wrong. Here's what you do: + < Multiply every term by LCD = 15 15· + 15· < 15· Simplify: 3X + 10 < 4 Add -10 to both sides: 3X < 4-10 3X < -6 Divide both sides by 3 < X < -2 [As long as you divide or multiply only by positive numbers, you don't flip the inequality sign]. Edwin```