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November 28, 2014

Posted by **kay** on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at 3:58pm.

Let x = number of tickets (adult)

Let (250 - x) = number of tickets (child)

Setting up the equation:

4x + 2(250 - x) = 740

Solve for x. Don't forget to include both types of tickets!

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**John**, Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:41pm4x+2(250-x=740

4x+500-x=740

4x=740-500 cancellation, divide

4x=240 divide 240 by 4

x=60 ans. then substitute x value to neither equation and solve for y.

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:01pm70

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**christine**, Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 11:31am4x+2(250-x)=740

4x+500-2x=740

4x-2x=740-500

2x=240

x=120

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