# SOLUTION: negative three times a number plus four is no more than the number minus eight

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 Question 391163: negative three times a number plus four is no more than the number minus eightAnswer by haileytucki(390)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-3(x)+4>=-8 Multiply -3 by each term inside the parentheses. -3x+4>=-8 Since 4 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the inequality by subtracting 4 from both sides. -3x>=-4-8 Subtract 8 from -4 to get -12. -3x>=-12 Divide each term in the inequality by -3. -(3x)/(-3)<=-(12)/(-3) Simplify the left-hand side of the inequality by canceling the common factors. x<=-(12)/(-3) Simplify the right-hand side of the inequality by simplifying each term. x<=4