# How do you know if you need to shade above or below the line?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 20, 2018

The direction of the inequality will tell you this information.

#### Explanation:

Example:

You would draw the line

graph{y>=2x+3 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

Example:

You would draw the line

graph{y<1/2x-2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}