If x is zero, is the following true?
5x < 3x + 4 < x + 10
In the back of your books write down at least 10 values of x which satisfy this inequality statement.
"<" means "is less than"
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When x is zero the statement is true.
Here are ten values of x which make the statement true:
1, 0, -1, -2, -3, -4, -5, -6, -7, -8,
there are of course many other values which make the statement true.
An inequality like this can be solved by splitting it into two parts:
|5x < 3x + 4
2x < 4
x < 2
|3x + 4 < x + 10
2x < 6
x < 3
So the complete answer is x < 2
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