Solve this inequality: 3y + 2 > 5y + 8 A. y 3 C. y > 4 D. y < 3
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User: Solve this inequality: 3y + 2 > 5y + 8 A. y < 4 B. y > 3 C. y > 4 D. y < 3

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Asked 4/11/2014 8:13:52 AM
Updated 4/12/2014 1:39:22 AM
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3y + 2 > 5y + 8
3y - 5y > 8 - 2
-2y > 6
y < 6/-2
y < -3
Added 4/12/2014 1:34:40 AM
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Confirmed by andrewpallarca [5/8/2014 5:42:53 AM]
Andrew,
In the fourth step you should change the direction of the inequality symbol. Whenever you multiple or divide a negative number you should change the direction, otherwise your result can not be y < -3.
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