# Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

As shown below, when each side of the inequality 2 < 8 is multiplied by a positive number, the inequality remains true. When each side is multiplied by a negative number, the inequality sign must be reversed.

**Multiplication Property of Inequality:** Multiplying each side of an inequality by a positive number produces an equivalent inequality.

Read the explanation below to learn more about solving inequalities using multiplication or division.

Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

**Practice:** Solve inequalities using multiplication or division in the following exercises.

Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division 1

Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division 2