# How do you solve the inequality -2k-2>10?

Sep 20, 2015

$k < - 6$

#### Explanation:

Solve it by isolating $k$ step by step. First move the constant to one side:

−2k−2 +2 >10 +2
−2k >12

Then divide both sides by $2$:

(−2k)/2 >12/2

−k >6

Finally, multiply by $- 1$ to switch the sign of $k$ (Note that the inequality sign is reversed)

$k < - 6$