Chapter A.3, Problem 16E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# Consider the inequality − 6 > − 9 . Write the statement that results whena) 8 is added to each side.b). each side is multiplied by -2c) each side is multiplied by 2.d) each side is divided by -3.

To determine

a)

To write:

The statement that results when 8 is added to each.

Explanation

Consider the following inequality,

âˆ’6>âˆ’9

Then add 8 on both side of the inequality to get the following,

âˆ’6>âˆ’9âˆ’6+8>âˆ’

To determine

b)

To write:

The statement that results when each side is multiplied by 2.

6>9

To determine

c)

To write:

The statement that results when each side is multiplied by 2.

To determine

d)

To write:

The statement that results when each side is divided by 3.

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