Algebra II : Setting Up Inequalities

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Example Question #31 : Setting Up Inequalities

Twice a number, , is less than twice the quantity of  subtracted from 4. Which of the following inequalities represents this statement?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


In order to set up the equation for this inequality, break down the sentence into parts.  

Twice a number

Is less than:  

The difference of four and the number x :  

Twice the difference of four and the number:  

Combine all the terms and signs.

The answer is:  .

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