Solving Inequalities Using Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division


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What is the goal when solving inequalities?

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1. Why do you need to do the same thing on both sides of the inequality symbol?

2. Solve: 20x - 5 < 15x + 10

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Spend just a few minutes on this multiple-choice quiz to assess your knowledge level about how to solve inequalities. We include a couple of sample problems for you to solve while also asking you about the principles of working with inequalities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test your knowledge of inequalities through the following concepts:

  • The goal when solving inequalities
  • Doing the same thing on both sides of the inequality symbol
  • How to solve a sample 'is less than' problem
  • Sample word problems
  • Multiplying or dividing by a negative number when solving an inequality

Skills Practiced

You will test your skills, like:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding multiplication and division with negative numbers in an inequality and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding doing the same thing on both sides of the inequality symbol
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to solve sample word problems

Additional Learning

More information is available to you in the lesson named Solving Inequalities Using Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division. The lesson includes:

  • Comparing an inequality to an equation
  • Interpreting the direction of the inequality symbol
  • Complex examples