Inequality Statements Including Variables

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

Choose one of the scenarios and present the inequality you wrote for it.

  • Explain how you used an inequality sign to show the relationship between two quantities.
  • Support your explanation with your work.

Challenge Problem

For each of the inequality situations:

  • Describe the types of numbers (for example, integers, decimals, positive and/or negative numbers) that fit the situation.
  • Give an example of each type of number that could be a solution to the inequality.
  1. To ride the roller coaster, a rider must be at least 54 inches tall.
  2. The most you can spend on a movie and popcorn is $8.00.
  3. To run for sheriff you must be at least 30 years old.
  4. Water freezes at a temperature of 32°F or below.
  5. Martin scored more than 300 points in the game.