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# A farmer wants to buy some horses, and every horse he buys requires 2 acres of land. If the farmer has 18 acres of land, write an inequality representing the possible number of horses he can buy. (where a is number of horses)

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2a18, aR
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2a<18, aI
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2a18, aW
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2a18, aN
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Solution

## The correct option is C 2a≤18, a∈W∵ Each horse requires 2 acres of land ∴a horses requires 2a acres land. Since, total acres of land =18 Hence, inequality is 2a≤18 ∵ number of horses will be non-negative integers ∴2a≤18, a∈W

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