Math Word Problem Help
posted by Betty Anne on .
Your high school is having a spring carnival. Admission into the carnival is $3 and each game inside the carnival costs $.50. Write an inequality that represents the possible number of games that can be played having $20. What is the maximum number of games that can be played?

let the number of games played be x
.5x+ 3 ≤ 20
.5x ≤ 17
x ≤ 34
max number of games is 34
check: What is the cost of 34 games plus the admission?