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The line is dotted when the inequality is a strict inequality, ie it is either "less than" (<) or "greater than" (>).

If there is an equality in the inequality, ie "less than or equal to" (≤), "greater than or equal to" (≥) or "equal to" (=) then the line is drawn as a solid line.

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