1. ## Help with word problems PLEASE!

Here they are:

Sam must have an average of 70 or more in his summer course to obtain a grade of C. His first three test grades were 75, 63, and 68. Write an inequality representing the score that Sam must get on the last test to get a C.

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The cost for a long distance phone call is $.36 for the first minute and$.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding $3.00. 2. Originally Posted by foofergutierrez I have two word problems that do not make any sense please help me. Here they are: Sam must have an average of 70 or more in his summer course to obtain a grade of C. His first three test grades were 75, 63, and 68. Write an inequality representing the score that Sam must get on the last test to get a C. and... The cost for a long distance phone call is$.36 for the first minute and $.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding$3.00.
You need that,
$\frac{75+63+68+x}{4}\geq 70$

3. And for the other if x is number of minutes then (x - 1) is number of additional minutes so

.36 + .21(x - 1) < 3