By M. Bourne

This chapter explains the properties of inequalities and then goes on to show how to solve linear and non-linear inequalities. Finally, we see how to solve inequalities that involve absolute values.

Why study inequalities?

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Inequalities are very common in daily life. For example:

In this Chapter

Let's first learn some of the Properties of Inequalities ».

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