# How do you solve y-3<5y+1?

Mar 5, 2018

$y > - 1$

#### Explanation:

Move like terms to one side:

$y - 5 y < 1 + 3$

$- 4 y < 4$

When multiplying or dividing by the negative, make sure to flip the inequality sign:

$y > - 1$

Mar 5, 2018

$y < - 1$

#### Explanation:

$y - 3 < 5 y + 1$

$y - y - 3 - 1 < 5 y + 1 - 1 - y$

$- \frac{4}{4} > \frac{4}{4} y$

$- 1 > y$

$y < - 1$