## Labels

### GED Math Review: Inequality Word Problems

Questions:

Write and solve an inequality for each situation. Choose the one best answer where directed.

1. Hannah has \$175 to spend. She buys \$120 worth of non-taxable items. Some other items are taxable at 6%. Which inequality shows how much she can spend on taxable items before tax is applied?
• x ≤ \$3.30
• x ≤ \$45.09
• x ≤ \$51.89
• x ≤ \$165.09

2. Which inequality can be used to find how many \$1.25 snack packs can be purchased for \$10.00?
• 1.25 ≥ 10.00
• 1.25 ≤ 10.00
• s/1.25 ≥ 10.0
• s/1.25 ≤ 10.0
3. Ken has \$12 to spend on two models of the the solar system and supplies to paint them. The two models cost the same amount. His paint supplies cost \$4.62. Which expression indicates how much he can spend on each model?
• x ≤ \$6.69
• x ≥ \$6.69
• x ≤ \$13.38
• x ≥ \$13.38
4. A baseball stadium has seats in the three areas listed in the table.

Suppose all the box level seats during a game are filled. Write and solve an inequality to determine how many people could be sitting in the other seats.
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1. C
2. B
3. A
4. 721 + p ≤ 37,101; p ≤ 36,380

Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn