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How do you solve $5x+7\ge 4$ ?
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Step 1
Replace the inequality sign with an equal sign and continue simplifying as you would with a usual linear equation, then replace the equal sign with the same sign in the question.
$5x+7=4$
$5x=-3$
$x=-\frac{3}{5}$
$x=-0.6$
So,
$x\ge -0.6$