Solve the inequality 3x ≤ 4x+5

So I would begin by minusing 5 from both sides and that will give you 3x - 5 ≤ 4x. Then we want to gather our x's onto one side, so I would '-3x' from both sides which leaves you with - 5 ≤ 4x - 3 x, so you end up with x ≥ −5.

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