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?

Math  Reiny, Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 5:23pm
adult tickets  x
child tickets  88x
8x + 5(88x) = 614
solve for x, etc.

Math  Jesse, Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8:42pm
Adult tickets=x
Child tickets=88x
8x + 5(88x)=614
8x + 4405x=614
3x=614440
3x=174
x=58
Adult=58
child=30

Math  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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