# How do you solve -3x < 3?

Oct 27, 2015

The answer is $x > - 1$.

#### Explanation:

Divide both sides by $- 3$, but because you are dividing by a negative number, you have to flip the inequality:

$- 3 x < 3$

$\frac{- 3 x}{-} 3 < \frac{3}{-} 3$

$x > \frac{3}{-} 3$

$x > - 1$