Interpreting The Solution To An Algebraic Inequality

How Many T-Shirts?


How Many T-Shirts?

Jack has $40 to spend on clothes for school. He wants to buy a pair of jeans and some T-shirts. The jeans cost $35 and the T-shirts cost $2. Jack writes this inequality to determine how many T-shirts he can buy.

35 + 2t ≤ 40

2t ≤ 5

  • Use the inequality to determine the greatest number of T-shirts Jack can buy.