Number of games (g) times price per game (25.50) has to be less than or equal to what Roberto has to spend ($200). So

25.50g< or = 200, solving for g = 7.8 so he can buy 7 games with some left over for a milk shake.

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Dipesh A.

asked • 04/04/20How many games, g can he buy if the games are $25.50 each, and he can only spend $200.

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Number of games (g) times price per game (25.50) has to be less than or equal to what Roberto has to spend ($200). So

25.50g< or = 200, solving for g = 7.8 so he can buy 7 games with some left over for a milk shake.

Richard B.

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Actually, 7.843 times 25.50 does equal 200. But we are not working toward an equation with an = here, we are working toward an inequality. So the solution as described in the original text shows the number of games that can be purchased by solving the inequality and it came to “7.8”. This implies that as many as 7 games can be purchased with about 80% of the purchase of a new game left over.
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I hope this helps
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Mercedes G.

25.50 x 7.8 does not equal 2007d