-16-7x>-4(1+6x)+5 Solve the inequality?
Solving an inequality in one variable is no different than solving an equality with the one exception that if you multiply or divide both sides by a negative number, you reverse the direction of the inequality sign.
-16 - 7x > -4 - 24x +5 Distributive Property
-16 - 7x > -24x +1 Combine like terms
-16 - 7x + 24x > 1 Add 24x to each side of the equation.
-16 + 17x > 1 Combine like terms
17x > 1 + 16 Add 16 to each side of the equation.
17x > 17 Combine like terms
x > 1 Divide each side of the equation by 17.