# How do you solve compound Inequality 2x < 10 and -5x < 5?

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Jul 11, 2015

#### Answer:

There are two rules working here

#### Explanation:

(1)

You may divide both sides by a positive number without problems:

(2)

If you divide (or multiply by a negative number, the direction of the inequatlity sign changes:

We can combine these: