# How do you solve 5x + 3 < -7 or -2x - 6 > -8?

Jun 25, 2018

$5 x + 3 < - 7$

subtract 3

$5 x < - 10$

divide by 5

$x < - 2$

$- 2 x - 6 > - 8$

$- 2 x > - 2$
$x < 1$