Posted by **joey** on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 2:28pm.

A total of tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was two times the number of adult tickets sold . How many adult tickets were sold?

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**MsPJ**, Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 2:39pm
You need to know how many total tickets were sold. The only thing you can do with this is s(adult tickets)+2s(student tickets)=t(total tickets)

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**joey**, Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 3:30pm
oh, it didn't post the whole thing...

A total of 321 tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was two times the number of adult tickets sold. How many tickets were sold?

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**Hunter**, Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:22pm
Joey, divide the total of 321 by 3. that's the number of adult tickets. double that answer and that's the number of student tickets.

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