Posted by **murder** on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 4:07pm.

Admission

to

a

movie

is

$11

for

adults

and

$8

for

children.

If

the

receipts

for

200

tickets

were

$1780,

how

many

adult

tickets

and

how

many

children’s

tickets

were

sold?

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**Steve**, Monday, November 5, 2012 at 4:42pm
If x adult tickets were sold, then 200-x child tickets were sold. So, add up the cost of each:

11x+8(200-x) = 1780

x = 60

so, 60 adult and 140 child tickets were sold.

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