# How do you solve the inequality #2x - 8< 7#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

What I would do is add 8 to both sides of the expression to cancel out the 8 on the left hand side and to get 2x by itself like this:

When you do that you should get

Now divide both sides by 2 to get x by itself like this:

When you do that division you're left with x on the left hand side and 7.5 on the right hand side, with a less than sign separating them like this: