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Course: Pre-algebra>Unit 10

Lesson 7: One-step inequalities

One-step inequality word problem

Inequalities are more than abstract concepts and exercises. They help solve real life problems. Here's an example. Created by Sal Khan and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education.

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• Isn't the limit \$1000? So we can be equal to or less than \$1000. Correct me if I'm wrong.
• I didn't understand what u tried it to say very well, but the problem states that has to be less than 1000 not equal
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• ? This is the most hardest unit for me so far
• how did you get 333 1/3 at in the video
• you divide 1000 by 3
• i want to know how you figured that out because i am sooooo confused
• how would you write this sentence into an inequality:

"Gary watches at most 2 hours of television on a weekday"?
• Hint: "at most 2 hours" means gary can't watch any more than 2 hours. Which inequality do you think would match that situation? Give it a try.
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• shouldn't the patio be <= 333.3 sqft?
• Does anyone know of a shop that would sell a third of a tile? Surely the correct answer is 333 tiles, 333 sq ft.
• i know, right? but you CAN ask for a third in most places
• a basic question; whats a patio?
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• I believe a patio is kind of like a porch.