Inequality

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of an inequality:

- It is a relationship between two expressions that may or may not be equal.
- It uses one of the following symbols:

> (greater than),

< (less than),

≥ (greater than or equal),

≤ (less than or equal),

≠ (not equal). - It may have more than one solution or no solution.

Example

Non-example

This process is called **solving an equation**. In this case, the process results in one value for *x* that makes the equation true.

-4(*x* -1) = 6*x* + 5 + 2*x*

-4*x* + 4 = 8*x* - 5

-12*x* = -9

*x* =

*x* =

-4

-12

-9-12

34

TEKS: 6(9)(A), 6(9)(B), 6(9)(C), 6(10)(A), 6(10)(B), 7(10)(A), 7(10)(B), 7(10)(C),

7(11)(A), 7(11)(B), 8(8)(A), 8(8)(B)