# You have $39 to spend at the music store. Each cassette tape costs $5 and each CD costs $11. What is the linear inequality equation that represents this situation, let #x# represents the number of tapes and #y# the number of CDs?

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Mar 28, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Because you can spend $39 or less, but not more, the inequality will have a **"less than or equal to"** operator.

So we can write the inequality as: