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# Translating words into Inequalities-Word Problems

**In this video I give step by step directions for translating words into inequalities.**

These statements use the **greater than symbol **

**>**

More than

Exceeding

Above

Greater than

## Common words that express inequalities

These statements use the **greater than or equal symbol ****≥**

At least

No fewer than

minimum

top

No less than

These statements use the **less than symbol **

**<**

Fewer than

Below

Less than

These statements use the **greater than or equal symbol **

**≤**

No more than

Not above

Does not exceed

At most

Bottom

**Follow these simple steps when trying to translate words into an inequalities. **

Identify the key words or phrase. If you know the list of words and the inequality they represent, this step will be easier.

Circle or underline the keywords

Write out the inequality

Substitute in a number in order to see if it is correct.

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