How do you solve # –5x – 7 < 28#?
Get rid of the constant first, then the coefficient.
Let's look at the equation.
We want to solve this inequality step by step.
First, get rid of the constant. In this case, it would be the
Looks a lot easier now! We just multiply both sides by
There's a catch, though. When you multiply both sides of an inequality by a negative coefficient, you have to flip the inequality. So,
which is the answer.