MATH SOLVE

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# Lisa has $7.80 to spend on some tomatoes and a loaf of bread. Tomatoes cost $1.20 per pound, and a loaf of bread costs $1.80. The inequality 1.20x + 1.80 ≤ 7.80 models this situation, where x is the number of pounds of tomatoes. Solve the inequality. How many pounds of tomatoes can Lisa buy? A. x ≤ 8; Lisa can buy 8 pounds or less of tomatoes. B. x ≥ 5; Lisa can buy 5 pounds or more of tomatoes. C. x ≤ 5; Lisa can buy 5 pounds or less of tomatoes. D. x ≥ 8; Lisa can buy 8 pounds or more of tomatoes.

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The answer is C, x ≤ 5; Lisa can buy 5 pounds or less of tomatoes.