Wednesday

April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014

Posted by **Vanessa** on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 4:23am.

30 beads for each bracelet and want to use no more than 145 beads. Write an

inequality that models this situation. Can you make 4 bracelets?

- Algebra -
**jai**, Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 9:34amlet x = number of bracelets you will make

since you ill use 30 beads per bracelet, the total number of beads you will use is 30x, and this total number of beads must be no more than 145 beads (or it will not exceed 145),, therefore:

30x < 145

to see if you can make 4 bracelets, we divide both sides by 30:

(30x)/30 < (145)/30

x < 4 5/6

since 4 is less than 4 5/6 (or it's still in the range of possible number of bracelets), thus you can make 4 bracelets~

hope this helps~ :)

**Related Questions**

math - A jewelry designer is making identical bracelets. She has 21 blue beads ...

Math - Red and blue beads are being strung to make a bracelet. How many ...

math discrete - (a)Sarah wants to make a bracelet. She needs some beads and ...

MATH HELP HELP HELP HELP HELP - (a)Sarah wants to make a bracelet. She needs ...

MATH HELP HELP HELP HELP HELP - (a)Sarah wants to make a bracelet. She needs ...

Algebra 2 Linear Programming - I think this is an easy question but i just ...

math 3rd grade - Sam is making a necklace she uses 2 red beads, then 1 yellow ...

Math - cameron is making bead necklaces. he has 90 green beads and 108 blue ...

Math (Combinatorics) - In how many ways can I place 5 different beads on a ...

math - Cameron is making bead necklaces. He has 90 green beads and 108 blue ...