In Algebra II, we are sometimes asked to use linear inequalities to solve word problems. Solving linear inequalities word problems is very similar to solving word problems with linear equations. With word problems, we extract the relevant information and then set up a linear inequality to solve it.
Sample Problems (1)
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You need to rent a car for a week. Rent-a-Wreck charges $28/day with no mileage fee. Wheels-by-the-week charges $108/week plus 14 cents a mile.