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Unformatted text preview: 1 Math 1300 Section 1.7 Solving Linear Inequalities An inequality is a mathematical sentence, except instead of an equal sign = you find one of the following signs: &lt; &gt; The symbols &gt; and &lt; are called strict inequalities, and and are inequalities that include equals (read these last two signs as greater than or equal to and less than or equal to, respectively). A linear equation (Section 1.6) has one, none, or many solutions. A linear inequality has a solution that is an interval of the real number line and the answers can be written in what is called interval notation . This ensures that you have the complete answer. In this section, we will only be concerned with real number solutions. 2 Math 1300 Section 1.7 Interval Notation: Inequality Interval Notation x A &lt; ( 29 , A The rounded bracket means that A is not included x A ( ] , A The square bracket means that A is included x B ( 29 , B x B [ 29 , B A x B &lt; &lt; ( 29 , A B A x B [ ] , A B 3...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course MATH 1300 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.
 Spring '08
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 Math, Compound Inequalities, Inequalities

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