8x-5<7x-8

Subtract 7x from both sides of the inequality.

8x-5-7x<-8

Subtract 7x from 8x.

x-5<-8

x-5<-8

Add 5 to both sides of the inequality.

x<-8+5

Add -8 and 5.

x<-3

x<-3

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Inequality Form:

x<-3

Interval Notation:

(-∞,-3)

Solve for x 8x-5<7x-8