LESSON: Solving Inequalities



  • Graph inequalities on a number line.
  • Recognize equivalent inequalities.
  • Solve inequalities and graph solutions.
  • Model and solve real-world problems involving inequalities.


a number sentence with an equal sign where the quantity on one side of the equals is the same as the quantity on the other side of the equals.
a number sentence where one side is not necessarily equal to the other side. There are several possible answers that will make an inequality a true statement.
Equivalent Inequalities
Two inequalities that are written differently, but still express the same number relationships.

Technology Integration

  1. http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_InequalitiesA.html – This is a video that explains how you can solve an inequality.