9 November, 15:59

# Christina goes to market with \$50. She buys one papaya for \$20 and spends the rest of the money on bananas. Each banana costs \$6.Write an inequality for the number of bananas she can purchase?

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1. 9 November, 17:56
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So, she has 50 - 20 = \$30 for buying bananas. From where each banana costs 6, so lets say that the number of bananas is x, so we have:

6x < = 30

that is, x bananas at \$6 each has to be less or equal to the available \$30
2. 9 November, 19:41
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Christina has 50 dollars, and she spends 20 on a papaya. So, 50 - 20 = 30 dollars left.

So whatever amount of bananas she buys, it has to be < 30. No greater than 30 dollars; or less than 30 dollars, however you choose to say it.

We don't know the amount of bananas (you could figure it out, but i am not sure that is what they are asking)

So, because we do not know how many shes buying, we use the variable x. And each banana is 6 dollars.

So, X bananas x 6 dollars < 30

I would say it would look something like : 6x < 30 or 6 · X < 30