# Math Word Problem Help

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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?

• Math Word Problem Help -

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?

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