Algebra

A basket holds no more than 50 pounds of material. Each gold coin weighs about 0.5 ounces and each silver coin weighs about 0.25 ounces.You want to know the different numbers of each type of coin that could be in the basket. Write an inequality that models the weight in the basket.

Answer: 0.5g + 0.25s less than or equal to 800

Please explain how this is the answer. I'm confused.

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  1. You did a good job. What's your confusion?

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