GED Practice

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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Answers:

  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