# Question #60590

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Jan 29, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Sum tells us we are adding.

The total can be 26, or less than 26

Because we are dealing with an inequality, there are many possible solutions.

If the sum was exactly 26, we could show all the possible combinations on a graph.

The intercepts would be

The shaded area represents the possible solutions, but note that only positive whole numbers can be used, because we are dealing with a physical quantity of the number of stamps.

graph{y<=-x+26 [-0.66, 79.34, -0.72, 39.28]}