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# A garage worker goes to a nearby store to buy nuts and bolts. He has ₹ 40 and he is going to buy nuts for 40 paisa and bolts for ₹ 1.5 each. Write an inequality to describe the possible number of nuts and bolts that he can buy (Take the cost price of each bolt and nut as ₹ x and ₹ y respectively).

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1.5 x + 0.4 y < 40

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1.5 x + 0.4 y > 40

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1.5 x + 0.4 y ≤ 40

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None of these

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Solution

## The correct option is C 1.5 x + 0.4 y ≤ 40 Given that the price of each bolt is x and price of each nut is ₹ y He has to buy a maximum number of bolts and nuts with given amount. So, here less than equal to involve in the inequalities. 1.5 x + 0.4 y ≤ 40

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