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Q: What happens when both sides of a less than inequality are multiplied or divided by a negative number?
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What happens to the inequality when it is multiplied by a negative number?

The inequality is "flipped" when multiplied by a negative number. For example, if x > y and a is a negative number, then ax < ay.


What happens when you multiply or divide an inequalitie by a negative number?

When an inequality is multiplied or divided by a negative number the inequality sign is reversed.Example : -x < 7 ......after multiplying by (say) -2 this becomes 2x > -14


Explain what happens when both sides of an inequality is multiplied by a negative number give an example to support your answer?

The direction of the inequality is reversed. Note that the if the inequality included "or equals" before, then it will after. 4 &lt; 5 multiplied by -1 gives -4 &gt; -5 5 &gt;= 4 multiplied by -1 gives -5 &lt;= -4


What happens to the inequality symbol when you subtract a negative number?

The inequality symbol doesn't change direction in this case.Note that that is the same as adding a positive number.Note also that if you MULTIPLY or DIVIDE by a negative number, then you need to change the direction of the inequality symbol.


When the inequality is multiplied both sides by a positive number what happens?

Nothing, you proceed as if the &lt; or &gt; was an =. If you're multiplying or dividing both sides by a negative, you flip the sign. e.g. &lt; would go to &gt;


What happens when you divide a negative by a negative?

a negative divided by a negative is a positive


What happens if you multiply or divide an inequality by a negative number?

The inequality sign changes direction. So 2&lt;3 Multiply by -2 and you get -4&gt;-6 (similarly with division).


What happens if you add or subtract a value to both sides of an inequality?

The direction of the inequality remains unchanged. The direction changes when you divide or multiply both sides by a negative number. It also changes if both sides are raised to a negative exponent.


What happens when you multiply a negative number by 1?

The negative number multiplied by one, the answer stays the same. for example -52 x 1 = -52


In the inverse variation function what happens to the output when the function's input is multiplied by 3?

the output is divided by 3.


In the inverse variation function what happens to the output when the functions input is multiplied by 3?

the output is divided by 3.


In the inverse variation function what happens to the output when the functions input value is multiplied by 4?

the output is divided by 4

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