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  1. Write an inequality to represent the situation below. You do not need to solve the inequality.

  2. The Tech Club is selling cookies and brownies at the swim meet to raise money for next year’s activities. If cookies sell for $0.50 and brownies sell for $0.75, what combinations of treats need to be sold to raise at least $100? Homework Help ✎

Think of the situation this way:

$0.50 multiplied by the number of cookies sold plus $0.75 multiplied by the number of brownies sold
must be greater than or equal to $100.

Define your variables:

x equals the number of cookies sold.
y equals the number of brownies sold.

Write your inequality.