# How do you solve #-4/5(x-3)≤-12#?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Treat inequalities in exactly the same way as an equation unless you are are multiplying or dividing by a negative number. In this case the inequality sign has to change around.

Also do not cross-multiply across an inequality.

Let's get rid of the annoying fraction outside the bracket by multiplying by

The problem now is the

The other method would involve dividing by -1.