# How do you solve 5x + 8< 43?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 8, 2018

$x < 7$

#### Explanation:

First, you should place the number $8$ to the right-hand side.

Then you will get:

$5 x < 43 - 8$

$5 x < 35$

Divide both sides by $5$

$\frac{5 x}{5} < \frac{35}{5}$

$x < 7$