# How do you solve #5x - 2< 8#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 4, 2018

I tried this:

#### Explanation:

We evaluate it like a normal equation, isolating

this means that the original inequality was satisfied only for values of

You can check it by substituting values such as

while if you try

Jul 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

For the most part, we can treat this like an equation, since we won't end up dividing or multiplying by a negative. Let's add

Our last step would be to divide both sides by

Hope this helps!