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Jana’s mom gave her to shop for some new school clothes. She is at the store and has picked out a pair of pants that cost . She wants to spend the rest of her money buying various colors of a shirt that is on sale for . Write an inequality that can be used to calculate the number of shirts she can buy. Solve your inequality. How many shirts can Jana buy?  

Jana can spend less than or equal to , but she has already decided on a pair of pants. This means that the money she has left over must be less than or equal to the minus the money she is spending on the pair of pants.

Subtract and remove units to make the inequality easier to solve.

Now solve for the number of shirts, .