Inequalities  Level 8Show how inequalities can be represented with number line diagrams and graphs. 
This is Level 8. Match the statements with the corresponding diagrams. The statement refers to the unshaded region and a solid line indicates inclusion.
y < 2x
y ≤ 2x
y ≤ x
y ≥ x, y < x
y ≥ x, y < 1x
y ≥ x, y ≥ x
y ≥ x, y < 2
y < x
y ≥ x
y > x
y < x, y > x2
y ≥ x, y ≥ 0
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Level 1  Comparing positive integers
Level 2  Comparing positive and negative decimal numbers
Level 3  Comparing positive and negative fractions
Level 4  Comparing metric measures
Level 5  Matching statements to number line diagrams.
Level 6  Solving linear inequalities.
Level 7  Solving linear two part inequalities.
Level 8  Matching statements to graphs.
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The following diagram represents y ≥ x and y < 2
Notice that the points on the line y = x are included but the points on the line y = 2 are not.
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