# How do you solve #-8x>24#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Divide each side of the inequality by

#### Answer:

Just a slightly different approach plus demonstrating a very important fact about reversal of the inequality.

#### Explanation:

Given:

We wish to have the

There is a trap in doing this: Multiply by negative 1 and you reverse the inequality.

Doing it incorrectly

Doing it correctly

Divide both sides by 8

But