Choose the missing step in the given solution to the inequality −6x − 10 > 14 + 2x

QUESTION POSTED AT 18/04/2020 - 07:32 PM

Answered by admin AT 18/04/2020 - 07:32 PM

1. Add 6x to both sides
-10 > 14 + 2x + 6x
2. Simplify 14 + 2x + 6x to 14 + 8x
-10 > 14 + 8x
3. Subtract 14 from both sides
-10 - 14 > 8x
4. Simplify -10 - 14 to -24
-24 > 8x
5. Divide both sides by 8
- 24/8 > x
6. Simplify 24/8 to 3
-3 > x
7. Switch sides
x < -3
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