GED Math Practice Questions: Writing Inequalities - dummies

# GED Math Practice Questions: Writing Inequalities

On the GED Mathematical Reasoning test, you may be asked to work with inequalities in word problems. In the following practice questions, you have to choose the inequality that most accurately expresses the situation in mathematical terms.

## Practice questions

1. Cindy has \$20 in her pocket and is heading to the fair. Admission is \$3.50, and tickets for food and games are \$1.00 each. Which of the following inequalities represents the number of tickets that Cindy can afford to buy if t represents the number of tickets?

2. David is a prolific stamp collector. When asked how large his collection is, he replies that he has nearly 2,000 stamps. He has 780 Canadian stamps and 910 U.S. stamps with an average value of \$5.00 each, and 310 stamps from other countries around the world with an average value of less than \$3.00 each. Which of the following inequalities most accurately expresses the total monetary value of David’s stamp collection if S represents the total value of his collection?