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Represent Constraints (Equations, Inequalities)

Related Topics:
Algebra Word Problems
Common Core (Algebra)
Common Core for Mathematics

Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help High School students learn how to represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or nonviable options in a modeling context.

For example, represent inequalities describing nutritional and cost constraints on combinations of different foods.

Suggested Learning Targets

  • Write and use a system of equations and/or inequalities to solve a real world problem. Recognize that the equations and inequalities represent the constraints of the problem. Use the Objective Equation and the Corner Principle to determine the solution to the problem. (Linear Programming)
Common Core: HSA-CED.A.3

Linear Programming Word Problem - Example 1 Linear Programming Word Problem - Example 2 Linear Programming Problem Part 1

Linear Programming Problem Part 2
Solving a Linear Programming Problem using the corner point method. Linear Programming Application Problem
Application problem of linear programming. Maximizing Profit. Linear Programming - with objective functions (or objective equation) Part 1 Linear Programming - with objective functions (or objective equation) Part 2

Try the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice various math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
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