# How do you solve the inequality 2.8m - 5.2 > 0.8m + 48?

Jan 12, 2016

m > 26.6

#### Explanation:

the manipulations required to solve inequations are the same as those used in solving equations.

Collect like terms ,usually variables to left hand side and numbers to the other.

so 2.8m - 5.2 > 0.8m + 48 becomes

2.8m - 0.8m > 48 + 5.2

hence 2m > 53.2 and m > 26.6