# How do you solve #m/-7< 1.2#?

##### 1 Answer

To solve this you would multiply both sides of the equation by -7 and change the

#### Explanation:

When solving

if you multiply or divide by a negative number then the greater than or less than sign must be flipped.

## Method 1

Multiply each side by

## Method 2

To solve without multiplying by a negative:

Multiply each side by 7:

Subtract

Subtract -8.4 from each side of the inequality.

which is the same as

## Check

Pick a value for

Since

Since this is a true statement our problem checks.