Type a math problem
Solve for x
Solution Steps
Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side. This changes the sign direction.
Subtract from both sides.
Subtract from to get .
Divide both sides by . Since is , the inequality direction remains the same.
Divide by to get .
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2x+3<5
Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side. This changes the sign direction.
2x<5-3
Subtract 3 from both sides.
2x<2
Subtract 3 from 5 to get 2.
x<\frac{2}{2}
Divide both sides by 2. Since 2 is >0, the inequality direction remains the same.
x<1
Divide 2 by 2 to get 1.