7th Grade Math - Linear Inequalities Lesson
Inequality Word Problems
Setting up an equation can be helpful for solving word problems.
What if the word problem involves an inequality?
Solving inequality word problems is similar; however, instead of setting up an equation,
To use a number line representation, first, place an open circle on the tick mark at the maximum value (for less than) or minimum value (for greater than).
Then, extend an arrow from the circle to the left or right, depending on if the solutions are less than or greater than that value, respectively.