Add to both sides of the inequality.

Add and .

Divide each term in by . When multiplying or dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative value, flip the direction of the inequality sign.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Inequality Form:

Interval Notation:

Solve for x -5x-2<18