If x is zero, is the following true?
9x  24 < 4x  4 < 3x + 1
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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9x  24 < 4x  4 5x < 20 x < 4 
4x  4 < 3x + 1 x < 5 
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