How do you solve #7(x-2)<-5#?

2 Answers
Jul 5, 2018

Answer:

#x<9/7#

Explanation:

Dividing both sides by #7# we get

#x-2<-5/7#

adding #2# on both sides we get

#x<-5/7+14/7# (Notice #14/7=2#)

and we have

#x<9/7#

Jul 5, 2018

Answer:

#x<9/7#

Explanation:

Let's distribute the #7# to both terms on the left to get

#7x-14< -5#

Next, let's add #14# to both sides to get

#7x<9#

Dividing both sides by #7#, we get

#x<9/7#

Hope this helps!