# How do you simplify -4< 26- 5y?

May 22, 2018

#### Answer:

The simplified version would read as $y < 6$.

#### Explanation:

While solving such questions what we need to do is to bring the variable ($y$ in this case) to any one side of the inequality and separate the numbers to the other side.

Now, take $- 5 y$ to the left-hand side and take $- 4$ to the right-hand side. If you are familiar with the inequality sign operations, you will know that with changes in sides, the sign of the numbers changes. So we have,

$5 y < 30$

Dividing both sides by $5$, we obtain

$y < 6$

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