Solve one-step inequalities.
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Students continue to engage in MP.2 as they write, solve, and interpret inequalities for real-world problems.
If you need to adapt or shorten this lesson for remote learning, we suggest prioritizing Anchor Problem 1 (benefits from worked example) and Anchor Problem 3 (can be done independently). Find more guidance on adapting our math curriculum for remote learning here.
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Nia has a summer job working at a restaurant. She wants to save at least $500 by the end of the summer. If Nia works for 8 weeks over the summer, how much should she save each week?
Write and solve an inequality. Explain what your solution means in context of the situation.
Omar has a gift card to a department store in the amount of $100. He spends $58 on a pair of boots and then $26 on a sweater. Omar also wants to buy a hat at the store. Using his gift card, what is the most he can spend on the hat?
Write and solve an inequality. Explain what your solution means in context of the situation.
Solve the inequalities.
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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A baker has at most 120 minutes to decorate 40 cupcakes. How long can she spend decorating each cupcake to stay within her time limit?
Write and solve an inequality. Explain what your solution means in context of the situation.
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