# How do you solve the inequality 5n+8>20-n?

Nov 24, 2015

Like an equation; $n > 2$

#### Explanation:

Solve like an equation.

$5 n + 8 > 20 - n$

Subtract $8$ from both sides.

$5 n > 12 - n$

Add $n$ to both sides.

$6 n > 12$

Divide both sides by $6$.

$n > 2$