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Step 1: 4x + 5 < 6x + 1 (Given) Step 2: −2x + 5 < 1 (Subtraction) Step 3: −2x < 6 (Addition) Step 4: x > −3 (Division) Mia is trying to find her mistake in the problem shown. In which step did she first make a mistake? A) Step 1 B) Step 2 C) Step 3 D) Step 4

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Answer:c)Step 3Step-by-step explanation:We are given that an inequality [tex]4x+5 < 6x+1[/tex]We have to find the incorrect step in which Mia makes a mistake.Step 1:[tex]4x+5 <6x+1[/tex]Reason: Given Step 2: [tex]4x-6x+5 < 6x-6x+1[/tex][tex]-2x+5 < 1[/tex]Reason: Subtraction property of inequality Step 3:[tex]-2x+5-5 < 1-5[/tex][tex]-2x< -4[/tex]Reason: Subtraction property of inequality Step 4: [tex]-x< -2[/tex][tex] x> 2[/tex]Reason: division property of inequality Answer: C)Step 3