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10-64.

Is $x=-4$ a solution to $\frac{1}{3}\left(2x+5\right)>-1$? Explain how you know.

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.