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Homework Help: Algebra

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:48pm.

there are a 1000 tickets. Price for children's ticket is 6.5. Adult tickets are 9.5. total tickets sales are 8444. how many adult and children tickets are sold. Using binomials to solve.
x+y = 16 (1 child + 1 Adult = 16)
6.5X + 9.5Y = 8444
6.5(16-y) + 9.5Y = 8444

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