Linear Inequality Example 1

Here is an example of how to solve and graph a linear inequality.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. Solve for the variable just as you would in an equation
2. If you multiply or divide by a negative number you need to reverse the inequality symbol
3. Sketch the final solution make sure to pay special attention to determine if the circle is closed or not and the direction of the arrow



Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations