SALES Ling can spend no more than $120 at the summer sale of a department store. She wants to buy shirts on sale for $15 each. How do you write and solve an inequality to determine the number of shirts she can buy?
The inequality is
Let's split this word problem up.
"no more" refers to the number or less than that, or
So whatever Ling buys has to be
She wants to buy an UNKNOWN number of shirts for
So we set that UNKNOWN value to
To solve for
She can buy at most
Hope this helps!