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# Inequality word problems

Write and solve an inequality for each flashcard.
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1.15x≥5.75, x ≥ 5 rolls
If one roll of masking tape costs \$1.15, how many rolls can Max buy with at least \$5.75?
x + 2>7, x > 5 cups
Lisa is cooking muffins. The recipe calls for more than 7 cups of sugar. She has already put in 2 cups. How many more cups does she need to put in?
4.5x≤18, x ≤ 4 tape measures
Max's employer has at most \$18.00 to spend on tape measures for his crew. How many can he buy with that amount if each tape measure costs \$4.50?
4x<2.52, x < \$0.63
Max buys a package of 4 batteries for under \$2.52. What is the price range for each battery?
4x>4.32, x > \$1.08
Trent finds masking tape in packages of 4 rolls for over \$4.32. What is the cost of one roll in the package?
x - 5≤27, x ≤ \$29.00
After paying \$5.00 for a salad, Taylor has no more than \$27.00 left. How much money did she have before buying the salad?
5x≥40, x ≥ 8 pounds
Matt bought 5 of the same packages and the weight of all five packages started at 40 pounds. How much was the weight of one package?
6x<7.26, x < \$1.21
What is the price of one extension cord if Tevin can buy a package of 6 for under \$7.26?
8x≤2.40, x ≤ \$0.30
A store sells 8-foot boards for at most \$2.40. What is the cost per foot?
8x≥40, x ≥ 5 shirts
How many t-shirts can Banning buy with at least \$40 if each t-shirt costs \$8.00?
x + 22.50>32, x > \$9.20
Last Friday Marissa had \$22.50. Over the weekend she received some money for cleaning. She now has over \$32.00. How much money did she get for cleaning?
x + 55 ≥ 145, x ≥ \$90.00
Zach saved \$55 toward the purchase of an iPod. The cost of the iPods started at \$145. How much more does Zach need to save to buy the iPod?
x/2>24.28, x > \$48.46
Dustin and his best friend Jeremy found some money buried in a field. They split the money evenly, each getting more than \$24.28. How much money did they find?
x/4>13, x > 52
At a restaurant, Daphaney and her three friends, Amber, Jason and Wilson decided to divide the bill evenly. If each person's part exceeded \$13.00, what was the total bill?