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 Algebra: Inequalities, trichotomy Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 356715: HOW DO I SOLVE THIREE TIMES THe SUM OF A NUMBER AND 8 IS NO MORE THAN -6 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 356721: 4: EIGHT LESS THAN 5 TIMES A NUMBER IS AT MOST -23 5: THE PRODUCT OF A NUMBER AND -6 IS GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 72 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 356720: 1:the product of -2 and a number is less than or equal to -52 2:the difference of a number and 4 is at least 18 my answer-x+4>18 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 356999: Hi I cant seem to figure out this problem and had asked for help before but the steps and solution were confusing and I did not understand. So I am hoping you will be able to help me understand the solution. I need to solve, (x+11)(x-9)(x+3)>0 I need to find out the solution set, { x|______}? Thank you so much. :o) Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 358024: (parenthesis represent absolute value symbols) How do you solve this using the case method: (x+3)<(x) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 358893: How do I solve this problem: 15/8 > 5/2s - Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 359029: Doreen has started a part-time business making and selling bird feeders. Her equipment cost \$75. If she makes a profit of \$6 on each, how many bird feeders must Doreen sell to make a total profit of more than \$135? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 359105: Hello ! Can you please help me with this? I just don't get it... Iwould really appreciate if you could show how to solve it step by step. Many thanks (x-3)^2>=33-4x Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359075: How can I solve this inequality? (1/(2b+1)) + (1/(b+1)) > (8/15) Thank you very much Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 358695: A child has 40 coins worth more than \$6.00. If the coins are dimes and quarters only, what can you conclude about the number of quarters? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359462: find the slope of a line parallel or perpendicular to each given line. 3x+y=0 x=0 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359466: i was doing an equality homework and then i come to an "and" question. x-4 is greater than or equal to 5 "and" x-4 is less than or equal to 5. arn't the signs suppose to be going the same way on and questions. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359795: 17-(4k-2) >= 2(k+3) -68k-34 >= 2k+3 -68k-2k >= 37 -70k >= 37 k >= 37/70 ?????? Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 359944: Solve the following problem using one variable and one equation/inequality. You must define the variable and all terms in the equation/inequality. You must answer the equation in sentence form. Ian makes \$15 an hour when he tutors and averages \$10 an hour when he works at a local restaurant. Out of 30 hours working time, what is the minimum number of hours he should tutor if he is to make at least \$475? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 360272: Need help to set up an inequality for a word problem please. David is planning to sell is house which he bought in 1997 for 150,000 and he wants to make at least \$80,000. The realtor's commision is 7% of the sale priceof the house. What is the minimum sale price he should set for the house, with x being the minimum sale price he should set for the house? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 360502: 3x + 5 5x + 1 1 ______ - ________ > ___ 4 3 2 3x + 5 5x + 1 1 (12) ______ - (12) ________ > ___ (12) 4 3 2 (3) 3x + 5 - (4) 5x + 1 > 6 9x + 15 - 20x + 4 > 6 11 - 11x > 6 -11x > -5 x < 5/11 Just want to know if I ended with the right answer? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 360502: 3x + 5 5x + 1 1 ______ - ________ > ___ 4 3 2 3x + 5 5x + 1 1 (12) ______ - (12) ________ > ___ (12) 4 3 2 (3) 3x + 5 - (4) 5x + 1 > 6 9x + 15 - 20x + 4 > 6 11 - 11x > 6 -11x > -5 x < 5/11 Just want to know if I ended with the right answer? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 361688: Is this an easy subject? I struggle A LOT in math, yes i'm getting better, But it take's me more than once, to understand what i'm learning, it takes awhile to process it through my brain. If you could help me and give me some tutor, that would be a lot of help. Yes, i'm pretty young, i'm actually 14 and i'm in 9th grade. Please, e-mail me any time, and i will be gladly to ask you for help with my math, Alicia.brown95@yahoo.com ! :) -Alice. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 361760: How would I write, "Today's temperatures will be about 32 degrees ferinheit, but not as high as 40 degrees ferinheit."? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 361851: Find a value for x that satisfies the inequality 0.66 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 361845: Write an inequality for the following sentence. Kyle's earnings at \$15 per hour were no more than \$60. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 361874: Find the number of integer values of x that satisfy inequality 1/3 > 4/x > 1/ 5 Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 361966: What is the best first step to solve the system using elimination? And how do you solve it? x – 5y = 4 3x + 7y = –17 multiply the first equation by –3 multiply the second equation by 3 solve for x in the first equation solve for y in the second equation Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)