# How do you solve #2x - 1 < 9#?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2016

Solve for

#### Explanation:

First we need to solve for

Let's divide by 2:

And that's the answer. Keep in mind that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, the "fish mouth" will change direction! We didn't in this example but in future questions I'm sure you'll face that possibility.