Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 1 decade ago

Super Hard math question algebra 1, I have to use variables with only 1 number

The U.S. Postal services limits the size of packages to those in which the length of the longest side plus the distance around the thickest part in less than or equal to 108 inches

Write an inequality that represents this situation. I dont know what to do

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  • 1 decade ago
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    This is a 2-variable inequality, right? So let L = length of the longest side, D = distance around the thickest part, and just lay your inequality out exactly the way you wrote it out as a sentence. L + D ≤ 108.

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