# How do you solve -0.3x < -24?

May 7, 2018

$x > 80$
$- 0.3 x < - 24$ First, divide by $0.3$:
$\frac{- 0.3 x}{0.3} < \frac{- 24}{0.3}$ Simplify:
$- x < 80$ Multiply by $- 1$. Note you will have to swap the signs because you are multiplying by a negative:
$x > 80$