# A killer whale has eaten 75 pounds of fish today. It needs to eat at least 140 pounds of fish each day A bucket holds 15 pounds of fish. Identify an inequality that represents how many more buckets z of fish the whale needs to eat?

May 17, 2018

z $\ge$ 5

#### Explanation:

140 - 75 = 65

So, it needs to eat 65 pounds of fish more.

65/15 = 4.333333.......

So, it needs 5 more buckets of fish. (cause you can't have 0.3333.. of a bucket, but it "needs" the 0.3333)

So,

z $\ge$ 5