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Person reading the newspaper. Algeria has decided to take out an advertisement in the U.N. newspaper, Liberty Daily. The newspaper charges a base fee of $1200 for an ad. There is an additional fee of $300 for every inch in height. If Algeria is willing to spend any amount up to (and including) $2700, what choices does the country have for the height of the ad? Homework Help ✎

Let x represent the extra inches in height.

Write an inequality using the information in the problem.

300x + 1200 ≤ 2700

Find the boundary point.

Test numbers on both sides of the boundary point.

x ≤ 5

Algeria can order an advertisement up to 5 inches high.