**Answer :**

3x – 7 > 5x – 1

⇒ 3x – 7 + 7 > 5x – 1 + 7

⇒ 3x > 5x + 6

⇒ 3x – 5x > 5x + 6 – 5x

⇒ – 2x > 6

=> -2x/-2 < 6/-2

=> x<-3

Thus, all real numbers x, which are less than –3, are the solutions of the given inequality.

Hence, the solution set of the given inequality is (–∞, –3).