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Solving One Variable Inequalities - Problem 1

Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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We solve an inequality in essentially the same way that we solve any equation- but we need to flip the direction of the < or > sign if we multiply or divide by a negative number. Isolate the variable in the same way that you would for an equation, using opposite operations. It is always helpful to check a value in your solution set to make sure it works in the original inequality problem.

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