# How do you solve and graph the compound inequality 3x-1<8 or 5x-5>25?

Jul 14, 2015

Solve
3x - 1 < 8
5x - 5 > 25

#### Explanation:

(1) $3 x - 1 < 8 \to 3 x < 9 \to x < 3$

(2) $5 x - 5 > 25 - \to 5 x > 30 - \to x > 6$

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Answer: open intervals (-infinity, 3) and (6, +infinity)