# Worksheet: Writing Inequalities

Q1:

What can you say about ?

• AIt is an equation.
• BIt is an inequality.
• CIt is neither an equation nor an inequality.

Q2:

What can you say about ?

• AIt is an inequality.
• BIt is neither an equation nor an inequality.
• CIt is an equation.

Q3:

What can you say about ?

• AIt is neither an equation nor an inequality.
• BIt is an equation.
• CIt is an inequality.

Q4:

Write an expression for which means that it is less than or equal to 3.

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• B
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• D

Q5:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than or equal to 4.

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• B
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• D

Q6:

Write an expression for which means that it is less than 3.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q7:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than 5.

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• B
• C
• D

Q8:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than 5.

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• B
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• D

Q9:

Write an expression for which means that it is less than 1.

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• D

Q10:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than or equal to 9.

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• D

Q11:

Write an expression for which means that it is less than or equal to 3.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q12:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than 5.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q13:

Write an expression for which means that it is greater than or equal to 4.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q14:

Write an inequality which describes the following sentence: The subscription fee is no more than \$74.

• A
• B
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• D

Q15:

Before Virginia and her two friends left the restaurant, there were more than 44 people seated. Write an inequality for the number of people seated at the restaurant after Virginia and her two friends left.

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• E

Q16:

Sean ran 600 meters in 90 seconds, while Dorothy was at least 9 seconds ahead of him. Write an inequality to represent the time Dorothy finished the 600-meter run.

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• E

Q17:

The population of a small village was already less than 213 when Raymond, his wife, and their children moved away. Write an inequality that represents the population of that village after the family left.

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• E

Q18:

Catherine spent five hours on Thursday working on a novel. She also spent two hours on Saturday and more than 2 hours on Sunday doing the same. Write an inequality for the amount of time she worked on her novel in the given days.

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• E

Q19:

Tyler walked for 29 minutes before reaching the university campus. He took at least another 5 minutes to reach the lecture hall. Write an inequality that represents the amount of time it took Tyler to reach the lecture hall.

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• E

Q20:

Write an inequality which describes the following sentence: Alfred drives more than 7 400 miles per year.

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• D

Q21:

Kelly was able to clean more than of her apartment after her friends came over and left. Write an inequality to represent the fraction of the apartment that she still has left to clean.

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• E

Q22:

The Airbus A380 can seat up to 853 passengers. If 379 passengers have already boarded the airplane, write an inequality to represent how many more people can still board.

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• E