# How do you solve -6 > -2x + -10?

Jul 2, 2015

The answer to this inequality is $x > - 2$ or ]-2, +oo[

#### Explanation:

This is a first order inequality, which can be solved just like an equality. The only difference, is that you need to switch signs when you divide by a negative number.
$- 6 > - 2 x - 10$
$4 \succ 2 x$
$- 2 < x$ (see, we switched the sign)
$x > - 2$

x in ]-2, +oo[