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Homework Help: Rational Inequalities

  1. Oct 23, 2012 #1
    My final answer matches that of the text book, but do I need to change the < to > at any point as I solve this? I ask because, if I assume x is 1 (until I solve for x), then the question statement and parts of the solution are made untrue.

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Solve the following for x [itex]\in\mathbb{R}:[/itex] [itex]\frac{x}{2x-1}<-2[/itex]

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    [itex]x=\frac{2}{5}[/itex] or [itex]\frac{1}{2}[/itex]
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  3. Oct 23, 2012 #2


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    hi odolwa99! :smile:
    but 1 isn't between 2/5 and 1/2,

    so why is that a difficulty? :confused:
  4. Oct 23, 2012 #3
    Yeah, I'm just double checking my work so I can be absolutely sure I'm correct at all steps. Thanks for looking at it for me.
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