# How do you solve the inequality: # 0 < 2y + 8 < 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 8, 2015

#### Explanation:

Things you can do to both sides of an inequality while maintaining the validity of the inequality:

- Add or subtract any amount to/from both sides
- Multiply or divide by any amount greater than zero

While it is possible to solve a compound expression (with more than one inequality symbol) it is probably safer to handle the two pieces separately and then recombine.

will be treated as

Part 1:

Part 2:

**Part 1**

**Part 2**

**Recombining**