Posted by Larry on .
The ratio of the cost of an adult ticket to a student ticket for the circus is 5:3. If $32 is the total spent on tickets, how much was each adult ticket and how much was each student ticket?

Math 
Steve,
Divide 32 into 5+3 parts of $4 each, so the tickets cost
5*4 = 20 and 3*4 = 12