# How does a linear inequality different from a linear equation?

##### 1 Answer
May 9, 2018

A linear equation will have one solution where as a linear inequality can have numerous.

#### Explanation:

E.g. $3 x + 4 = 7 \implies x = 1$ only one solution
But $3 x + 4 > 7 \implies x > 1$ every number larger than one is a correct solution.