MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Jessica is stacking items on a shelf. She has large books that weigh 5 pounds each and medium books that weigh 3 pounds each. The shelf should hold at most 50 pounds. Let x represent the number of large books. Let y represent the number of medium books. Which inequality represents this situation?

Accepted Solution

A:

5x+3y≤50 because it says 50 pounds at most so it either is = or less than 50. ≤

5x+3y≤50 because it says 50 pounds at most so it either is = or less than 50. ≤