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Posted by 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?

  • 9th Grade Math - , 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?

  • 9th Grade Math - , Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:00pm

    I can thank you. For my answer I got 243 adults and 300 students.

  • 9th Grade Math - , Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:03pm

    Very Good!

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