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You can solve this type of inequality just as you would solve an equality with one extra condition. If you multiply or divide both sides by a negative number you must reverse the direction of the inequality. Here's what I mean.
Solution.
Now the inequality.
Solution.
The steps are the same except that the equal sign is replaced by the less than sign and at the last step, since I divided by a negative number I reversed the less than sign and got a greater than sign. Now try your problem,  


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