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So for this questions what happens to the signs

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Did you read my post? You should be able to find out if so.
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So for this questions what happens to the signs

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you'd split the inequality into two inequalities and because you're dividing by a negative in each one they flip
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you'd split the inequality into two inequalities and because you're dividing by a negative in each one they flip
In the book the signs do not flip its only the numbers that flip

The book states that the answer is

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you'd split the inequality into two inequalities and because you're dividing by a negative in each one they flip
You don't need to split it.
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In the book the signs do not flip its only the numbers that flip

The book states that the answer is

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They do flip.

-1 \leq x \leq \dfrac{5}{4} is the same as \dfrac{5}{4} \geq x \geq -1
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In the book the signs do not flip its only the numbers that flip

The book states that the answer is

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doesn't matter whether it's the numbers or signs which flip, you get the same result
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They do flip.

-1 \leq x \leq \dfrac{5}{4} is the same as \dfrac{5}{4} \geq x \geq -1
Ohh damn,

I'm making a lot of simple mistakes that I should avoid,

I guess I'll call it a day but thanks for correcting my mistakes everyone.
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You don't need to split it.
eek, yeah sorry
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