[latex] -2x - 4 \ \textless \ 10[/latex] [latex]-2x\ \textless \ 10+4[/latex] [latex]-2x\ \textless \ 14 [/latex] [latex]x\ \textgreater \ 14/-2[/latex] [latex]x\ \textgreater \ -14/2[/latex] [latex]x\ \textgreater \ -7[/latex]

-2x-4<10 -2x<10+4 -2x<14 x>[latex] \frac{14}{-2} [/latex] x>-7 Note that dividing an equation by a (-) changes the direction of inequality;