# How do you solve -3(x-5)<9?

May 29, 2018

$x > 2$

#### Explanation:

$- 3 \left(x - 5\right) < 9$

$- 3 x + 15 < 9$

$- 3 x < - 6$

Because the coefficient of $x$ is negative, we change the $<$ into a $>$, so divide both sides by $- 3$

$x > 2$