# How do you solve #4 - (-7-k) > 2 (k+3)#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Solve like you would a standard multi-step equation.

Since it seems you are new to multi-step equations, it helps to first write the equation as

Distribute the coefficient to the binomial (a fancy term for "multiply -1 by -7-k and 2 by k+3) to remove the brackets.

You get

THE LAST STEP IS CRUCIAL. If you ever multiply or divide by a negative, real number than you must switch the inequality sign.

The final answer is