## Dave has $11 to spend on an$8 book and two birthday cards (c) for his friends. How much can he spend on each card if he buys the same card

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Dave has $11 to spend on an$8 book and two birthday cards (c) for his friends. How much can he spend on each card if he buys the same card for each friend? WHAT IS THE INEQUALITY

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2 months 2021-08-25T17:32:59+00:00 1 Answers 3 views 0

1. Dave has $11 and he buys a book for$8 but he spends an equal amount of money on 2 cards. Let’s model this problem with an inequality.
x = $spent on one card. 2x +$8 ≤ $11 Let’s subtract$8 from both sides.
2x ≤ $3 Divide both sides by 2 x ≤$1.5