# A number is less than 24 or greater the 30. How do you write compound inequality that represents the possible values the number?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 4, 2016

The values of

#### Explanation:

First, let's call the number we are looking for

Then, If a number is "less than 24" we can write this as:

Also, if this number,

We can flip this inequality around to get:

Combining these two terms gives:

However, because 30 is not less than 24 the values of