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You have $60.00 in your wallet and want to buy some new CDs. If the CDs are $11.00 each, what number of CDs, x, can you buy? Write and solve an inequality. Then explain your answer.
My answer $60.00/$11.00=x CDs
60/11=5.45
X=5
You can buy 5 CDs with $60.00 at $11.00 each.
Is my answer correct?

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  1. Your answer is correct, but you didn't write an inequality.

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/inequality.html

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    Ms. Sue
  2. How would I write that out, im really confused.

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  3. Maybe X<5

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  4. Let c = number of CDs.

    11c < 60

    c < 60/11

    c < 5.45

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  5. So you can by 5.45 CDs or do i just round it to 5 CDs?

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  6. I don't think you want a half a CD.

    Yes. You can buy 5 CDs

    That's what the equality states. The number of CDs is less than 5.45

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  7. Thank You Ms. Sue.

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  8. You're welcome, Gwen.

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