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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?

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    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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