### Algebra-1 Problems

Problem # |
Problem Statement |
Problems Similar To |
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1. |
Write the inequality for: x is less than 2 |
\begin{equation}x\textrm{ }<\textrm{ }2\end{equation} |

2. |
Write the inequality for: x is greater than 10/11 |
\begin{equation}x\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }\frac{10}{11}\end{equation} |

3. |
Write the inequality for: 10 less than 9 times x is more than 53 |
\begin{equation}9x-10\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }53\end{equation} |

4. |
A weaver spends $ \$700 $ on supplies to make wall hangings and plans to sell the wall hangings for $ \$11 $ each. Write an inequality that gives the possible number 'w' of wall hangings that the weaver needs to sell in order to be profitable. |
\begin{equation}11w\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }700\end{equation} |

5. |
Mr. T needs at least 80 milligrams of vitamin C each day. He gets his vitamin C by munching brussel sprouts. Each sprout furnishes 10 milligrams of vitamin C. Write the reduced inequality that gives the number of sprouts (x) he must eat each day. |
\begin{equation}10x\textrm{ }\ge\textrm{ }80\end{equation} |

6. |
Your scores in the first 3 tests are 86, 76 and 74. Write the reduced inequality for possible scores you can get on the last test and still have an average of at least 74. |
\begin{equation}\frac{86+76+74+x}{4}\textrm{ }\ge\textrm{ }74\end{equation} |

7. |
You are in charge of buying the flowers for the flower beds around your school. You cannot spend over $ \$81 $ on flowers. The flowers cost $ \$9 $ for a flat of flowers. Write the reduced inequality for the possible number of flats of flowers you can buy. |
\begin{equation}9x\textrm{ }\le\textrm{ }81\end{equation} |

8. |
Peter wants to promote his band on the Internet. Site A offers website hosting for $\$2$ per month and a startup fee of $\$86$. Site B offers website hosting for $\$49/3$ per month with no startup fee. Write the reduced inequality for the number of months Peter would need to keep the website with Site B to be less expensive than with Site A? |
\begin{equation}2x+86\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }\frac{49}{3} \times x\end{equation} |

9. |
Sania needs to read to atleast $102$ pages of a book for homework. She has read $62$ pages already. Write the reduced inequality for the number of pages she needs to read to complete her homework. |
\begin{equation}62+x\textrm{ }\ge\textrm{ }102\end{equation} |

10. |
George has a strip of wood trim that is $ 18 $ ft long. He needs $ 9 $ ft pieces to trim some windows. Write the reduced inequality for the possible number of pieces he can cut. |
\begin{equation}9x\textrm{ }\le\textrm{ }18\end{equation} |

11. |
At an online bookstore, Sandra bought $5$ copies of the same book for the members of her book club. She got free shipping because the total price was at least $\$85$. Write the reduced inequality for the price of each book. |
\begin{equation}5x\textrm{ }\ge\textrm{ }85\end{equation} |

12. |
The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle should be greater than the length of the third side. Write the reduced inequality for possible values of "x" for a triangle with sides: 1x, x + 9 and 23? |
\begin{equation}1x+x+9\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }23\end{equation} |

13. |
Write the reduced inequality for values of "x" if the area of a rectangle is greater than its perimeter, and if the length of the rectangle is (x + 12) and its width is 13. |
\begin{equation}(x+12) \times 13\textrm{ }>\textrm{ }2(x+12+13)\end{equation} |