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Eliz.

That's the part I'm confused about -- how to solve??stapel said:Before putting the solution into interval notation, wouldn't one first need tosolve the linear inequality...?

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Since none of the lessons in the link (provided in my previous reply) helped you at all, you might need to think about hiring a tutor, because, even if weJJ said:That's the part I'm confused about -- how to solve??

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Please show us some work - what you have tried - steps.JJ said:That's the part I'm confused about -- how to solve??

That way we know where to begin to help you.

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Note: If you take out the middle "3x - 4" part, you'll discover that the "ends" of this inequality say that -12JJ said:-12 is greater than or equal to 3x - 4 is greater than or equal to 8

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as posted, your inequality has no solution (how can -12 be greater than something that is also greater than 8 ???)JJ said:What is the interval notation of

-12 is greater than or equal to 3x - 4 is greater than or equal to 8

Is the answer

[-12,8]

did you really mean ...

-12 < 3x-4 < 8 ?

if so, add 4 to each expression in the inequality ...

-8 < 3x < 12

divide each term by 3 ...

-8/3 < x < 4

you're done.