# How do you solve and write the following in interval notation: #2x> -10# or #x > 1#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 6, 2018

Or, if you want to look cool and smart,

#### Explanation:

Simplifying the first inequality:

Note that the second inequality is contained within the first inequality; if

Putting this into interval notation, the lower bound would be -5, without including -5, and the upper bound is

The left parentheses is round, since we are excluding -5. The right parentheses is also round, because of convention (and also because infinity is just a concept and not an actual number)

The fancy "E" represents the word "in";