A linear inequality is similar to a linear equation; however, where a linear equation has an equals sign, a linear inequality uses an inequality symbol. Inequality symbols include (greater than), More »

Visit and to get help with algebra inequalities. Both websites guide users step by step through the process of solving algebra inequalities and provide an abundance of practice lessons de... More »

To solve a quadratic inequality, find the coordinates where the graph crosses the x axis, and determine the direction for the parabola. Complete the parabola through the points and shade the appropriate points to express... More »

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