Multiply each term in by . When multiplying or dividing both sides of an inequality by a negative value, flip the direction of the inequality sign.

Combine and .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Inequality Form:

Interval Notation:

Solve for x -1/3x<2