Practice!

Sample Problem

Translate the following phrase into an inequality

All real numbers greater than 1 or less than or equal to -3.

Solution

All numbers greater than 1 is represented by x > 1.

All numbers less than or equal to -3 is represented by x ≤ -3.

Since we are looking for all the numbers that fit these requirements, we have

x ≤ -3 or x > 1