**2.**** Determine which side of the line will be shaded **to represent the inequality. The test point (0,0) is being used in this example.

*y *< 2*x* + 4
0

< 2(0) + 4

0

< 4

True (

**shade** the same side of the line)

**Graph the straight line:** *y* = -*x* + 1

**The overlap of the graphs **is the portion of the straight line graph which passes over the shaded region of the inequality.

The line first intersects the inequality's shaded area at the point (-1,2), which is "open" due to the dashed line of the inequality. The solution can then be described as the line *y* = -*x* + 1 on the domain (-1, ∞).