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