# 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?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Let the count of buckets needed be

For now drop the unit of measurement of lb

Total needed - total eaten so far = remainder to eat

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quantity in 1 bucket x count of buckets = remainder to eat

divide both sides by 15

But

but 0.33333...

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At least

Greater than or equal to which is written as

Thus we have:

The count of buckets is greater than or equal to