Posted by **dolorita** on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 8:14am.

tickets for a football match are sold at $30 for adults and $15 for children a company bought 28 tickets

if x of these tickets were for adults, write in terms of x

a. the number of tickets for children

b. the amount spent on tickets for adults

c. the amount spent on tickets for children

d show that the total amount spent on the 28 tickets is $(15x+420)

e. given that the cost of the 28 tickets was $660, calculate the number of adult tickets bought by the company

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:01am
These questions almost answer themselves. For example:

a) 28 - x

b) 30 x

c) 15(28 -x)

d) 30x +15(28-x) = _____

e) Solve 15x + 420 = 660 to get x

Do some thinking; show your work.

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**Sam**, Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11:03am
for (e) is the answer correct if i get a decimal number like 8.5?

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