# Inequality

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The inequality signs change because the variable changes from a positive to a negative, or vice versa when multiplied or divided by a negative number. The same type of thing happens to equations when the variable is multiplied or divided by a negative number because of the same situation...what was a positive number becomes a negative number or a negative number will become a positive number.

Inequity:

5>x>-9

Now take x*-2, what happens to the inequality?

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5>x>-9

Now take x*-2, what happens to the inequality?

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When you multiply x ...

#### Solution Summary

This provides a brief description of what happens to an inequality with change in sign.

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