# How do you solve the inequality 5x - 20 > 2x + 1?

Apr 9, 2018

$5 x - 20 > 2 x + 1$
$5 x - 2 x - 20 > 2 x - 2 x + 1$
$3 x - 20 > 1$
$3 x - 20 + 20 > 1 + 20$
$3 x > 21$
$\frac{3 x}{3} > \frac{21}{3}$
$x > 7$