Which inequality represents this situation? 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. a. 5x 3y>50 b. 5x 3y<50 c. 5x 3y≥50 d. 5x 3y≤50

Mathematics 19/08/2019 05:52 PM answersmine

Answered @ 19/08/2019 05:52 PM By answersmine


x--------> the number of large books

y-------> the number of medium books

we know that

5x+3y \leq 50

using a graph tool

see the attached figure

the solution is the shaded area


the answer is the option d

5x+3y \leq 50

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