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Posted by **Holly Y.** on Friday, October 23, 2009 at 7:51pm.

The total receipts for a basketball game are $1,400 for 788 tickets. Adults paid $2.50 and students paid $1.25. The tickets takers count only the amount of tickets, not the type of tickets sold. Determine the number of each type of ticket sold.

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**Reiny**, Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:47pmlet the number of adult tickets sold be x

then the number of student tickets is 788-x

2.5x + 1.25(788-x) = 1400

solve for x

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