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## Dave has $11 to spend on an $8 book and two birthday cards (c) for his friends. How much can he spend on each card if he buys the same card

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Dave has $11 to spend on an $8 book and two birthday cards (c) for his friends. How much can he spend on each card if he buys the same card for each friend? WHAT IS THE INEQUALITY

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Dave has $11 and he buys a book for $8 but he spends an equal amount of money on 2 cards. Let’s model this problem with an inequality.

x = $ spent on one card.

2x + $8 ≤ $11

Let’s subtract $8 from both sides.

2x ≤ $3

Divide both sides by 2

x ≤ $1.5

Dave can spend at most $1.5 on each card.