# Solving inequalities - Worked out example

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2x+8<= -16+8x

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we have 2x + 8 <= -16 + 8x

Dividing throughout by 2

x + 4 <= -8 + 4 x

x + 4 + 8 <= 4x

Or, x + 12 - 4x <= 0

or, 12 - 3x <= 0

again 12<= 3x

or, 4 <= x

Thus the inequality is true only for values of x greater than or equal to 4.

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