Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-1 Inequalities and Their Graphs - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 168: 37



Work Step by Step

The key statement is, "no more than 75 watts." This can be interpreted as the lightbulb can be 75 watts, but no more. This translates to less than or equal to ($\leq$). Let $w$ be the wattage of the light bulb, where it can be less than or equal to 75. Therefore, $w≤75$ is the correct inequality for this scenario.
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