Posted by **Monica** on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 2:15pm.

Children's tickets to a movie cost $7.00. Adult tickets cost $12.00. If 1275 tickets were sold for a total of $2490.00, how many of each type were sold?

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**MathMate**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 3:08pm
There must be a typo, because the cheapest ticket is $7, which when multiplied by 1275 gives 8925, much higher than the revenue of $2490.

Assuming total of 275 tickets sold.

x=number of adult tickets

275-x=number of children's tickets

Then

12x+7(275-x)=2490

Solve for x to get x=113

so

113 adult tickets,

162 children's tickets.

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**Monica**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 6:18pm
My bad...

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