# How do you solve 2( 4k + 6) < - 44?

Mar 18, 2018

$k < - 7$

#### Explanation:

$\text{distribute parenthesis on left side}$

$8 k + 12 < - 44$

$\text{subtract 12 from both sides}$

$8 k \cancel{+ 12} \cancel{- 12} < - 44 - 12$

$\Rightarrow 8 k < - 56$

$\text{divide both sides by 8}$

$\frac{\cancel{8} k}{\cancel{8}} < \frac{- 56}{8}$

$\Rightarrow k < - 7 \text{ is the solution}$

Mar 18, 2018

$k < - 7$
Refer to the explanation.

#### Explanation:

$2 \left(4 k + 6\right) < - 44$
Dividing both sides by 2,
$\frac{\cancel{2} \left(4 k + 6\right)}{\cancel{2}} < - 22$
$4 k + 6 < - 22$
Subtracting 6 from both sides,
$4 k < - 28$
Dividing both sides by 4,
$k < - \frac{28}{4}$
$\therefore k < - 7$

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