Posted by chris on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 1:50pm.
admission to a park is $5 for an adult ticket and $1 for a child. If $100 was collected and 28 admissions were sold on a day, how many tickets were sold and how many child tickets were sold

mathword problem  PsyDAG, Monday, January 30, 2012 at 5:24pm
Let x = adult and Y = child tickets.
x + y = 28
x = 28  y
5x + y = 100
Substitute 28y for x in third equation and solve for y. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for x. Check by inserting both values into the third equation.

mathword problem  cel, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 9:42pm
from a board 38 1/2 inches long pete cut a piece 17 5/8 inches long how long was the remaining piece
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