How do you write a compound inequality to represent the scenario. You'll need to bring...
How do you write a compound inequality to represent the scenario. You'll need to bring at least $15 to the movies but you won't need more than $25. Let m represent the money brought to the movies?
Answer & Explanation
The information gives the minimum and the maximum amount of money which will be needed.
"At least $15" means that amount or more than that.
"At most or not more than $25" means that amount or less.
In both cases the given value is included.
If the amount of money is $m, we can write:
This is the math way of saying "any amount from $15 and $25", these values are NOT included and we would write: