# How do you solve #-x/5+12<4# and graph on the number line?

##### 1 Answer

Notice that the 'blob' at the left hand side of the red line on the axis is

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by (-1) to make the x term positive. Note that this act turns the inequality sign the other way round.

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Consider

In this instance

What happens if we multiply by (-1) but not change the sign round? We get this:

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Add 12 to both sides giving:

Multiply each side by 5

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