# How do you solve <mstyle displaystyle="true"> 3 d + 2 &lt; 5

How do you solve $3d+2<5d-2\left(d+1\right)$ ?
You can still ask an expert for help

• Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes

Solve your problem for the price of one coffee

• Math expert for every subject
• Pay only if we can solve it

eurgylchnj
Step 1
We can distribute $-2\left(d+1\right)$
$3d+2<5d-2d-2$
Combine like terms
$3d+2<3d-2$
Subtract both sides by $3d$ , which gives you
$2<-2$
Well, 2 can not be less than -2, so it is a false inequality.