# Beth is at a store that is having a sale on purses. The big purses are going for

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Beth is at a store that is having a sale on purses. The big purses are going for \$20 each and the small purses are going for \$10 each. She can spend no more than \$80. Let b = the number of big purses and let s = the number of small purses.
Write an inequality to represent Beth’s purchasing decision and determine how many big purses she can buy if she buys 3 small purses

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20b+10s<80

20b+30=80

20b=50

b=50/20

b=2.5

2.5 big purses

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