Posted by **Shan** on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 4:38pm.

The play sold 88 tickets. The adult tickets sold for $8 and the kid tickets sold for $5. The total amount collect for tickets was $614. How many tickets of each type were sold?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 5:23pm
adult tickets --- x

child tickets --- 88-x

8x + 5(88-x) = 614

solve for x, etc.

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**Jesse**, Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8:42pm
Adult tickets=x

Child tickets=88-x

8x + 5(88-x)=614

8x + 440-5x=614

3x=614-440

3x=174

x=58

Adult=58

child=30

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**Mona**, Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 10:13pm
If someone paid $95 for ten tickets to a concert. Adult tickets cost $15 each. Kids tickets cost $8 each. How many of each kind of tickets did they buy?

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