# How do you solve -2x > 6?

Apr 18, 2018

x<-3

#### Explanation:

$- 2 x > 6$ Given
$\frac{- 2 x}{-} 2 < \frac{6}{-} 2$
$x < - 3$

Apr 18, 2018

x<-3

#### Explanation:

Divide both sides by -2 to isolate x.
Since you have divided by a negative number and it changed the positive number to a negative one, you'll need to change the direction of the sign to now reflect that.
I hope that helped!