# Linear Equations and Inequalities

1) Solve the following:

a) 2x + 5 = 9

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2) a) Solve for y

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b) When graphed this equation would be a line. By examining your answer to part a, what is the slope and y-intercept of this line?

Slope = ______

Y-intercept = _____

c) Using your answer from part a, find the corresponding value of y when x =12.

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3) The following graph shows Bob's salary from the year 2002 to the year 2005. He was hired in the year 2002; therefore t = 0 represents the year 2002.

a) List the coordinates of any two points on the graph in (x, y) form.

(___, ___),(___, ___)

b) Find the slope of this line:

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c) Find the equation of this line in slope-intercept form.

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d) If Bob's salary trend continued, what would his salary be in the year 2008?

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4) Suppose that the length of a rectangle is 3 inches longer than the width and that the perimeter of the rectangle is 78.

a) Set up an equation involving only L, the length of the rectangle.

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b) Solve this equation algebraically to find the length of the rectangle. Find the width as well.

Answer: Length ______, Width ______

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5) A tennis club offers two payment options:

Option1: $35 monthly fee plus $4/hour for court rental

Option 2: No monthly fee but $6.50/hour for court rental.

Let x = hours per month of court rental time.

a) Write a mathematical model representing the total monthly cost, C, in terms of x for the following:

Option 1: C=_________________

Option 2: C=_________________

b) How many hours would you have to rent the court so that the monthly cost of option 1, is less than option 2. Set up an inequality and show your work algebraically using the information in part a.

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#### Solution Summary

Linear equations and inequalities are investigated.