Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:28pm.

if i have 5 days to sell 200 tickets by friday how many tickets do i have to sell the first day if i sell ten less then the previous day

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:29pm
something is missing here.

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:31pm
like what

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:34pm
how many tickets do i have to sell the first day if i sell ten less then the previous day

that makes no sense. There is no previous day to the first day.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:37pm
Monday you sold x tickets

Tuesday you sold x-10

wedn ... x-20

thu ... x-30

frid ...x-40

x + x-10 + x-20 + x-30 + x-40 = 200

5x - 100 = 200

x = 60

On the first day you had to sell 60 tickets.

check:

What is 60+50+40+30+20 ?

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