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You and your family attend your brother’s championship baseball game. Between innings you decide to go to the snack stand. You go to the snack stand with $15 and find that sodas are $2.50 and that popcorn is $3.75. Write an inequality that models the number of sodas you can buy if you get a bag of popcorn too. What is the maximum number of sodas you can buy in this situation?

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  1. A) 2.5x + 3.75 < 15; 4 sodas

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  2. obviously,
    2.50s + 3.75p ≤ 15
    divide by .25
    10s + 15p ≤ 60
    2s + 3p ≤ 12

    if you want to buy max sodas, then p = 0
    s = 6
    note 6 sodas will cost 6($2.5) or $15

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