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If 4 times a number, x, is decreased by 5, the result is less than 7 more than 3 times the same number. What are the possible values of the number?

I wrote 4xn-5=-7>3xn but after that I'm stuck on it. It also requires to answer as an interval

 Sep 13, 2019

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4x - 5 < 3x +7

x < 12

 Sep 13, 2019
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Hm not sure i wrote the answer twice but it lagged.. 

 Sep 13, 2019
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edited by Guest  Sep 13, 2019
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4x-5=7 < x < 3x 

Guest Sep 13, 2019
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Solve it from there :) 

Guest Sep 13, 2019
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Thank you very much! I believe the answer is 12

Roxettna  Sep 13, 2019
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4x - 5 < 3x +7

x < 12

Guest Sep 13, 2019
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Thank you so much as well!

Roxettna  Sep 13, 2019

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