Precalculus Examples

Move all terms containing to the left side of the inequality.
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Subtract from both sides of the inequality.
Subtract from to get .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the inequality.
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Subtract from both sides of the inequality.
Add and to get .
Divide each term by and simplify.
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Divide each term in by . When multiplying or dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative value, flip the direction of the inequality sign.
Simplify the left side of the by cancelling the common factors.
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Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Move the negative one from the denominator of .
Simplify the expression.
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Multiply by to get .
Rewrite as .
Divide by to get .
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