CCGPS CA 1.2.2 Example 1
Juan has no more than $50 to spend at the mall. He wants to buy a pair of jeans and some juice. If the sales tax on the jeans is 4% and the juice with tax costs $2, what is the maximum price of jeans Juan can afford?
- Read and reread the statement.
- Create expressions and inequalities from the known quantities and variable(s).
- Solve the problem.
- Interpret the solution of the inequality in terms of the context of the problem.