# How do you solve compound inequalities #5a-4>16 or 3a + 2 <17#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

We have the following:

Let's start with our green inequality. We can add

Next, divide both sides by

Next, let's look at our blue inequality. Let's subtract

Lastly, let's divide bot hsides by

Our solutions are

Hope this helps!

Jul 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

**1)** Solving first inequality:

**2)** Solving second inequality: