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10-116.

A small toy company makes only cars and trucks. The profit on cars is $2 each and the profit made on trucks is $3 each. To stay in business the company must make at least $500 profit each week. Write an inequality that represents possible combinations of toys that the company can make and remain in business. Be sure to define your variables. *10-116 HW eTool* (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

This is similar to problem 10-73 from Lesson 10.2.4.

Use the same method to set up your inequality.

*c* = the number of cars*t* = the number of trucks

2*c* + 3*t* ≥ 500

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