1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

If these 2 equations are equivalent:x > 2y+1 and (x-1)/2 <

  1. Dec 5, 2011 #1
    If these 2 equations are equivalent:

    x > 2y+1 and (x-1)/2 < y,

    what is the equivalent equation for:

    x [itex]\geq[/itex] 2y+1 ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 5, 2011 #2
    Re: Inequalities

    I think your first 2 equivalencies are wrong.... x > 2y+1 should be equal to (x-1)/2 > y

    and I believe there should be a similar result for your second equation
  4. Dec 5, 2011 #3


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    Re: Inequalities

  5. Dec 11, 2011 #4
    Re: Inequalities

    xeon123 and repliers,

    those are not "equations."

    Please use the correct term(s).

    They are inequations or inequalities.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook