# How do you solve compound inequalities -5k < -10 or 3k > -9?

May 15, 2015

$- 5 k < - 10$

$\rightarrow k > 2$
remember dividing by a negative reverse the inequality

$3 k > - 9$

$\rightarrow k > - 3$

The solutions for $- 5 k < - 10$ or $3 k > - 9$
are all solutions for either inequality.