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## x - 3 < -9 or x + 5 >= 12

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# 1 Answer

Are you trying to solve for x? Are these two equations related? Do you have any more information?

If you are just solving for x, on the first equation, add three to both sides to get x < -6, and on the second equation subtract 5 from both sides to get x >= 7.