# How do you solve #2 + 5x < 37#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 28, 2015

#### Answer:

Subtract 2 from both sides, then divide both sides by 5 to obtain

#### Explanation:

(Note: If instead we were dividing by a negative number, then the direction of the inequality would flip. Here we are dividing by a positive, though, so that won't occur)