### Home > CCA > Chapter 10 > Lesson 10.2.4 > Problem 10-68

10-68.

Is *x* = −4 a solution to *x* + 5) > −1? Explain how you know. Homework Help ✎

Substitute −4 for *x* and then simplify to see if you get a true statement.

No, when you substitute −4 for *x* you get the inequality −1 > −1, which is not true.