Posted by **JB** on Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:47pm.

A total of 475 tickets were sold for the school play. There were 75 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:52pm
Let A = adult tickets

A + (A-75) = 475

2A - 75 = 475

2A = 550

A = 275

Does that make sense to you?

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**JB**, Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:54pm
Great explanation. I totally get it now. I think I can actually finish the rest. Thanks for your help!

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:56pm
You're very welcome. :-)

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:35pm
666

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