Posted by JB on .
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,
Let A = adult tickets
A + (A75) = 475
2A  75 = 475
2A = 550
A = 275
Does that make sense to you? 
Algebra 
JB,
Great explanation. I totally get it now. I think I can actually finish the rest. Thanks for your help!

Algebra 
Ms. Sue,
You're very welcome. :)

Algebra 
Anonymous,
666