#### Why do we switch the inequality symbol when you divide or multiply by a negative

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proofs - **Why do inequalities flip signs**? - Mathematics Educators ...

**is** a purely mathematical question, but since **you** write "**we** just warn .... (**You can**
then extended to arbitrary **negative** numbers by **multiplying** or **dividing** by the ....
In my opinion **it is** probably best not to teach students ever to just "**switch** the **sign**"
.... However, notice that **we didn't** just turn each number into its ...

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**Why does** the **inequality sign change** when both sides **are multiplied** ...

**Multiplying** by a **negative** number **is** equivalent to **multiplying** by the absolute ... If
**you didn't change** the **sign**, **it** wouldn't be true anymore. ... What **I did** was to tell
my self that everytime when **you multiply** or **divide** just **change** ...

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**You can** square **inequalities** if all numbers **are** non **negative**. **You** also **can** ...
**What do we do** with **inequalities** when **multiplying** by a **negative** number? In a
more ...

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When solving **inequalities**, **does** $(x-9)$ count as a **negative** number?

Mar 12, 2016 **...** **You** should not **multiply** across by ( x − 9 ) at all. ... When **you** "**divide**" the
numberlines **you** look for the **negative** interval, ... Now **I** needed the greater or
equal **symbol** and **I didn't** know **it**. ... **I** suppose **it** depends on what x **is** an element
of. ... in which case the **sign does** not **change**, and there **is** the case of x ...

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When **I** got to writing, the **change** of subjects **divided** the thing into four little
divisions or ..... The **negative** principle that no law **is** free law, **is** not much known
except ...... us in peace, and **multiplied** and enriched and strengthened us; and
**we** have ..... **He didn't** pretend to be familiar with the subject of the shoe strike,
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**Do you flip** the **inequality sign** when distributing 2 different **negative** ...

**I can**'t figure out whether **I** should **flip** the **sign** or not. Problem: ... **Multiplying** (or
**dividing**) by a **negative** requires this, but **you can** avoid **it** by simply **switching**
sides and thus flipping the **inequality**. 2) **you** ONLY ... **You didn't multiply** both
sides by a **negative**, **you** just have a **negative** on both sides: -2(0.5 - 4s) ...

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ConvexOptimizationI-Lecture19 Instructor (Stephen Boyd):**We**'ll start ...

**is** sort of the very traditional way, where **you divide it** into a phase one and the
phase two. **You**'ve ... Now, when **you** solve this problem, the optimal value **is**
either positive or **negative**. Well, .... **I** adjust gamma so that this set of **inequalities**
**is** feasible but not .... No, **we didn't** plot this, but this **is** an increasing function of
mu, and.

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Jul 20, 2016 **...** “**I** got rid of most of my research bikes when **I** moved,” **he** says. ... **He could** never
ride a bike without pondering the mathematical mysteries that **it** contained. .... “
**We** talked about bikes all the time, but **I didn't** realize **he** wanted to make a ... **He**
expected to find that if the trail was **negative**, the bicycle **would** be ...

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Support Vector Machines

... found a good fit to the training data if **we can** find θ so that θT x(**i**) ≫ 0
whenever y(**i**) = 1, and ... on which **we would** predict y = 1, **it** seems likely that just
a small **change** to ... (w, b) with (2w,2b) also results in **multiplying** our functional
margin by a ... **will** result in a classifier that separates the positive and the
**negative** training.

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ConvexOptimizationII-Lecture04 Instructor (Stephen Boyd):Okay. **I** ...

lecture. That's – so, **I** don't know, so people on the web **can** see **it** or something
like that. ... **We can switch**. **You** ... These have to be non-**negative** because these
**are inequality** .... this **is** the name – **I** should say the comment, if **you** make a little
comment **symbol** over .... If **you didn't** know anything about convex optimization,
but.

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