5x - 3y <= 6

+2 votes
hi...i just got back from break yesterday and i need a refresher on how to simplify this so i can graph it and shade in the solution. can someone plz tell me how to simplify it...i need a refresher then ill be fine like i said above. thxs

and can u give me the answer so i know what i'm doing and if im doing it right.
asked Jan 4, 2012 in Algebra by laxfan77 (47 points)
    

1 Answer

+1 vote
im assuming you graphing in terms of y, so basicly your goal is to isolate y.  To do this:

1.subtract 5x from both sides:  -3y<=6-5x

2. divide both sides by -3:  y>=-6+5x (remember to flip the inequality sign when multiplying or dividing by negative number)

Good luck!
answered Jan 4, 2012 by pokemonmaster ~Expert~ (3,856 points)

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