How do I solve the polynomial inequality #1<2x+3<11#?

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Hey there! To solve polynomial inequalities like these (where there is a binomial in the middle), always remember to do inverse operations on BOTH sides!

To begin, subtract 3 from all parts of the equation like so:


Now, simply divide by 2 on all parts of the equation and you should end up with:

# -1< x<4#

That's it!

Just as a quick reminder, if you ever have to divide by a negative number to get x by itself, make sure to switch the direction of the inequalities!

Hopefully you've understood all this and hopefully I was of some help! :)