# How do you solve the inequality #2x+5>12#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

Isolate the x term on the left and move numeric values to the right.

subtract 5 from both sides : 2x + 5 - 5 > 12 - 5

hence : 2x > 7

now divide both sides by 2

#(cancel(2)x)/cancel(2) > 7/2 rArr x > 7/2 #