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4 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            When would one flip the inequality sign? 2014-01-09 From Natasha:Would one flip the inequality symbol in this equation: (explain why) (-9a)/(-9) > 81 And please explain in what circumstances one would flip the inequality sign THANKS!Answered by Penny Nom.     Flipping a cone over 2011-01-17 From Fionna:The height of your cone is "x". Holding the cone so that the vertex is at the bottom, fill it half full with water. The depth of the water is "1/2x". Put a lid over the top, and flip it over. What is the new depth of the water, now that the cone is flipped?Answered by Penny Nom.     Flipping a coin 2006-06-08 From John:If a coin is flipped n times, where H is the number of heads after n flips, and T the number of tails, then will the quantity (H-T) change signs infinitely often as n goes to infinity?Answered by Chris Fisher.     Why do you flip the inequality sign? 2001-10-26 From Sean:I have a question about an inequality problem. Here it is: Solve and graph 5 - 3x => 17. (=> is greater than or equal). Please tell me why you flip the inequality sign when divinding by a negative number. Answered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français