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Inequalities Symbol Meaning Word Phrases Is less than Fewer than, < below Is greater than More than, > above ≤ Is less than or equal to At most, no more than ≥ Is greater than or equal to At least, no less than Inequaliltes An inequality states that two quantities either are not equal or may not be equal. When graphing inequalities on a number line: An OPEN circle means that the number is not included in the solution set. (< & >) A CLOSED circle means that the number is included in the solution set. (≤ & ≥) - Which graphs on your worksheet will be open? ___, ___, ___, ___, ___. - Which graphs on your worksheet will be closed? ___, ___, ___, ___, ___, ___, ___. Inequalities Write an inequality for each situation. 1) There are at least 15 people in the waiting room. 2) No more than 15 girls can make the cheerleading squad. 3) You must make at least a 60 to pass the class. 4) You must be at least 5’ tall to ride the Farris wheel. 5) You cannot invite more than 8 people to your birthday party.
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