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Solving Linear Inequalities by Multiplying or Dividing

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Videos, worksheets, and solutions to help Grade 8 students learn about solving linear inequalities by multiplication or division.

Solve and graph one step inequalities by multiplying and dividing
What's the Multiplication Property of Inequality?
Ever wondered what rules you're allowed to follow when you're working with inequalities? Well, one of those rules is called the multiplication property of inequality, and it basically says that if you multiply one side of an inequality by a number, you can multiply the other side of the inequality by the same number. However, you have to be very careful about the direction of the inequality!

Solving Linear Inequalities - Multiplying by a negative number
This video gives a brief explanation as to why you need to "flip" the inequality when you multiply or divide an inequality by a negative number.

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