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Suppose you intend to spend no more than $60 buying books. Hardback books cost $12 and paperbacks cost $5. How many books of each type can you buy?

  1. MathMate

    The inequality is
    12H+5P ≤ 60
    Many answers are possible, such as:
    H=5, P=0, total=60
    H=4, P=2, total=58
    H=3, P=4, total=56
    H=2, P=7, total=59

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