Beth and her grandmother paid $23.00 for tickets to a play. An adult ticket costs $6.50 more than a child's ticket. What was the cost of Beth's ticket?
math - PsyDAG, Friday, January 27, 2012 at 7:24pm
Let Beth's ticket be x, then Grandma's ticket = x + 6.5.
x + (x+6.5) = 23
Solve for x.