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Inequality

Definition 1: Any of the symbols <, >, ≤, or ≥.

Definition 2: A mathematical sentence built from expressions using one or more of the symbols <, >, ≤, or ≥.

 

Examples:

x + y < 1

4 ≤ a ≤ 7

m2 – 3m + 2 ≥ 0

 

See also

Strict inequality, compound inequality, inequality rules, transitive property of inequalities, trichotomy, verify a solution

 


  this page updated 27-aug-12
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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