Posted by Lily on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 11:43pm.
ron and kathy are ticket-sellers at their class play, ron handling student tickets that sell for $3.00 each and kathy selling adult tickets for $6.50 each.
If their total income for 29 tickets was $125.50, how many did ron sell?
elementary algebra - s, Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 11:47pm
if its elementary algebra don't you draw some columns and guess and test?
otherwise, these are the equations:
x(3.00) + y(6.50) = $125.50
x+y = 29 tickets
elementary algebra - DrBob222, Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 11:51pm
Let R = # tickets sold by Ron.
and K = # tickets sold by Kathy.
R+K = 29
3R + 6.50K = 125.50
Two equations; two unknowns. Solve for R and K.
elementary algebra - lisa, Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 11:57pm
thank u guys!
elementary algebra - shon, Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 10:08pm
elementary algebra - Teri, Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 12:13am
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