# How do you solve #- 8w+7>5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 28, 2015

#### Explanation:

Given

**Method 1**

Subtract 5 from both sides

Add

Divide both sides by 8

If you like to see your variables on the left you can invert this as

**Method 2**

Subtract 7 from both sides

Divide by **but remember multiplication or division by a negative inverts the orientation of an inequality.**