# How do you solve 3x+2<-11 ?

May 5, 2015

Treat it as a normal equation, using the operations you know to isolate $x$ on one side and find the values that satisfy your inequaity:
$3 x + 2 < - 11$
$3 x < - 2 - 11$
$3 x < - 13$
$x < - \frac{13}{3}$