How do you solve x - 8 > 10 ?

May 8, 2018

$x > 18$

Explanation:

$\text{isolate x by adding 8 to both sides of the inequality}$

$x \cancel{- 8} \cancel{+ 8} > 10 + 8$

$\Rightarrow x > 18$

$x \in \left(18 , \infty\right) \leftarrow \textcolor{b l u e}{\text{in interval notation}}$

May 8, 2018

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Explanation:

$x - 8 > 10$
$x - 8 + 8 > 10 + 8$
$x > 18$