Posted by **Juan** on Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 12:09pm.

b) Suppose you want to cover the backyard with decorative rock and plant some trees as the first phase of the project. You need 30 tons of rock to cover the area. If each ton cost $60 and each tree is $84, what is the maximum number of trees you can buy with a budget for rock and trees of $2,500? Write an inequality that illustrates the problem and solve. Express your answer as an inequality and explain how you arrived at your answer. (c)c) Would 5 trees be a solution to the inequality in part b? Justify your answer.

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, January 18, 2010 at 2:12pm
See answer to monkeybaby that follows.

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 2:38pm
8 trees

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**kesha**, Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 12:12pm
suppose you want o cover the backyard with decorative rock and plnt some trees as the first phase of the project. You need 30 tons of rock to cover the area. I f each ton cost 60$ and each tree is $84 what is the maxium number of rees you can buy with a budget for rock and trees of 2500?

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**justin bieber**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:09pm
ok , so i know that each ton cost 60$ and i need 30 tons of rock to cover the backyard . & each tree is 84$ !andi know that the maximum budget im sopopospsospopopsopopopos

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