6th grade student must master the crucial concept of one-step inequalities to compare two values by representing them with symbols such as <, >, ≤, or ≥. These inequalities can be represented using words and symbols. Write one-ste...

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Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>Each time Mateo buys a slice at Pizza Italia, he gets a punch on his frequent buyer card. When he has over `20` punches, he can get a free slice. So far Mateo has `7` punches.</p><p> How many more punches `(p)` does Mateo need to get a free slice? Write an inequality using `20`, `7`, and `p`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>Mr. Delaney has a hedge that is `h` inches tall. He plans to trim `12` inches from the top of the hedge and wants the hedge to be at least `48` inches tall after trimming.</p><p> How tall should the hedge be before trimming? Write an inequality using `h`, `12`, and `48`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>Ali needs to write and illustrate a story that is at least `12` pages long for his creative writing class. So far, he has completed `8` pages.</p><p> How many more pages `(p)` does Ali need to complete to finish his story? Write an inequality using `12`, `8`, and `p`. </p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>The Oceanside surf club wants to raise more than `$550` to help fund a new lifeguard station. To raise money, they offer surf lessons to beginning surfers for `$15`.</p><p> How many lessons `(L)` do they need to teach to reach their goal? Write an inequality using `550`, `15`, and `L`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>Lulu planned to ride her bike `m` miles on Saturday. She rode `11` miles with a friend and wanted to ride at least `20` miles on her own.</p><p> How many miles did Lulu ride? Write an inequality using `m`, `11`, and `20`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>The Kickers soccer team is having an end-of-year pizza party. They have a budget of no more than `$160` and need to buy `8` large pizzas.</p><p> How much money (`p` dollars) can they spend on each pizza? Write an inequality using `10`, `160`, and `p`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Write one-step inequality (word problems)

<p>Marco is plans to play catcher in `1/2` of his baseball team's games this season.</p><p> How many games `(g)` must the team play if Marco plans to play catcher at least `6` times? Write an inequality using `1/2`, `g`, and `6`.</p><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Interactive: Students drag-and-drop terms, operations, and an inequality symbol to create an inequality.</highlight></p></selectivedisplay>

Grade 6

Expressions, Equations, And Inequalities

6.EE.B.8