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September 20th, 2016, 12:24 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 377 Thanks: 10  sorry if this is too easy.
I am trying to retake my math class and I am now in inequality and they want me to find the answer on a number line. I believe I found the answer as x>11/7 but I am clueless after that. Thanks 
September 20th, 2016, 12:29 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 3,101 Thanks: 1677  $7x > 11$ $\dfrac{7x}{7} > \dfrac{11}{7}$ $x > \dfrac{11}{7}$ 
September 20th, 2016, 12:36 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 377 Thanks: 10 
Hey and thanks again skeeter, so would just counting lines and then including zero be how we could get to 11? or should I be looking at it a different way completely? 
September 20th, 2016, 01:08 PM  #4 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 3,101 Thanks: 1677 
note that there are 7 divisions between each unit 1 = 7/7 1st mark after 1 = 8/7 2nd mark after 1 = 9/7 3rd mark after 1 = 10/7 4th mark after 1 = 11/7 

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