# How do you solve and graph the compound inequality -16 < -3x + 8 < -7 ?

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May 23, 2015

Subtract 8 from the compound inequality -16< -3x +8< -7, to have

-24<-3x<-15. Now divide it by 3 to have

-8<-x<-5

8>x>5 is thus the required solution.