Posted by **Angela** on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 7:14pm.

b. For the first phase of the project, imagine you want to cover the backyard with decorative rock and plant some trees. You need 30 tons of rock to cover the area. If each ton costs $60 and each tree is $84, what is the maximum number of trees you can buy with a budget 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.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 8:29pm
60R+84T<= 2500

where R is tons of Rock, T is number of trees.

but R=30, put that in for R, and solve for T

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