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?

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:52pm
Let A = adult tickets
A + (A75) = 475
2A  75 = 475
2A = 550
A = 275
Does that make sense to you?

Algebra  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!

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

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