UCSS Math I 1.2.2 Example 2

Alexis is saving to buy a laptop that costs $1,100. So far she has saved $400. She makes $12 an hour babysitting. What’s the least number of hours she needs to work in order to reach her goal?
  1. Read and reread the scenario carefully.
  2. Create expressions and inequalities from the known quantities and variable(s).
  3. Solve the problem.
  4. Interpret the solution of the inequality in terms of the context of the problem.
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