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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Explain why you must reverse the direction of the inequlity symbol when multiplying by a negative number. Give two examples to support your reasoning.

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OpenStudy (anonymous):

*only viewing to get an answer for this...

OpenStudy (anonymous):

3<5 agree ?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Let's multiply both side by negative number -3<-5 You can see that the in equality does not hold true, therefore we switch -3>-5

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Yes. Is there an algebraic way of explaining this?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

This is algebraic way of explaining it

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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Okay, thank you:o)

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