SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 811: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 811

1. Which of the following gives all values of j that satisfy the inequality?

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Correct Answer: B



Difficulty: Easy

Category: Heart of Algebra / Inequalities

Strategic Advice: When an inequality has only one variable, straightforward algebra is the best route to the answer.

Getting to the Answer: Solve for j by moving the variable terms to one side of the inequality and the constants to the other, remembering to flip the inequality symbol if you multiply or divide by a negative number:

(B) is the correct answer.

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