#### foothillstudent_12

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2(2+5x)+6>56

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2(2+5x)+6>56

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4+10x+6>56

10x+10>56

10x+66

my choices are

a. x > 5.8

b. x > 5.4

c. x > 4.6

d. x > 4.4

and i chose c but not sure if i am correct

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foothillstudent_12 said:2(2+5x)+6>56

4+10x+6>56

10x+10>56 >>> You're still not done. You need to keep the inequality.

Start with the above, which looks correct, and continue from there. Keep the inequality, and getxon the left-hand side by itself. Post all your steps, OK?

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2(2+5x)+6>56

4+10x+6>56

10x+10>56

10x>46

x > 4.6

so i finally figured it out and i was right but i didn't show my work right on the post board

This one was pretty easy, because you didn't have to multiply or divide by a negative number. Inequalities work just like equations when you solve them -- up to a point. It's the same basic strategy, though: get

If you need general help, there's also some very good advice here. Or, if you just need a refresher course at any point, there are also lots of problems there with all the steps so you can follow the logic.