SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 811: Answer and Explanation
1. Which of the following gives all values of j that satisfy the inequality?
Correct Answer: B
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.