Writing the Inequality
Write inequalities that define the cell phone situation you saw in the Explore:
Maria was thinking about the production of cell phones at her manufacturing plant. The phones with the most features take 4 hours to produce, and the phones with the least features take 2 hours. She has 80 hours of labor that she can spare for production each week and the plant has the capacity for producing no more than 25 phones. Then,
- Make sure to explain how each inequality represents the constraints identified in the situation.
- Use your inequalities to discuss the meaning of each highlighted point.