Posted by **LANA** on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 9:38pm.

The money collected at a school basketball game was 2,265 from 543 paid admissions. If adult tickets sold at $5.00 each and student tickets sold for $3.50 each, how many tickets of each kind were sold?

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**Phillip**, Friday, February 12, 2010 at 9:50pm
Ok, well you need a system of equations.

5x+3.50y=2265

x+y=543

x=543-y

5(543-y)+3.50y=2265

solve for y and substitute in other equation to solve for x

can you take it from here?

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**LANA**, Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:00pm
I can thank you. For my answer I got 243 adults and 300 students.

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**Phillip**, Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:03pm
Very Good!

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