# How do you solve the inequality 55 <5 + x?

Jul 24, 2018

$x > 50$

#### Explanation:

$55 < 5 + x$

Subtract $\textcolor{b l u e}{5}$ from both sides:
$55 \quad \textcolor{b l u e}{- \quad 5} < 5 + x \quad \textcolor{b l u e}{- \quad 5}$

$50 < x$

Therefore,
$x > 50$

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