# How do you solve 7y+1< y-5?

May 20, 2015

The answer is $y < - 1$ .

Problem: Solve $7 y + 1 < y - 5$.

Subtract $y$ from both sides.

$6 y + 1 < - 5$

Subtract $1$ from both sides.

$6 y < - 6$

Divide both sides by $6$.

$y < - 1$