Math

Sets and Relations Solutions

Read the scenarios below. Determine which scenario can be represented by an inequality, an
equation, or a system of equations. Use the drop-down menu to the left of each scenario to select
your answer. Choose each option only once.
You recently moved into a new apartment. Sadly, you just received your first bill
for water. The water company charges a monthly meter charge of $10.56 plus $3.67
per kilogallon of water used. Your bill was $25.24. How many kilogallon's of water did
you use?
Your parents gave you $300 to help you furnish your new apartment. You need
chairs, so your friends will have a place to sit when they come to visit. If chairs cost
$67 each, how many chairs can you purchase without exceeding your $300 budget?
You decided to throw a party in your new place. At Publix you purchased 13
items and spent $57.50. You purchased only 12-packs of soda which cost $5.50 each
and bags of chips which cost $3.59 each. How many 12-packs of soda and how many
bags of chips did you buy?
a. Inequality
b. Equation
C. System of Equations