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  • one year ago

Cole is packing a crate with boxes of vegetables that weight 3 pounds each. The empty crate weighs 2 pounds.He wants the total weight of the crate with the boxes to be less than 26 pounds.. If x represents the number of boxes that Cole can pack in the crate, which inequality can be used to find the value of x? show work: A) 3+2× > 26 B) 3+2× < 26 C) 2+3× < 26 D) 2+3× > 26

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the weight of x boxes of vegetables is 3x pounds the weight of these + weight of the crate = 3x + 2 pounds - and this must be less that 26 pounds can you see which option is correct?

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the symbol for less than is <

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    - also 3x + 2 can be written as 2 + 3x

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    are you there?

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