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posted by joey .
A total of tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was two times the number of adult tickets sold . How many adult tickets were sold?

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MsPJ
You need to know how many total tickets were sold. The only thing you can do with this is s(adult tickets)+2s(student tickets)=t(total tickets)

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joey
oh, it didn't post the whole thing...
A total of 321 tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was two times the number of adult tickets sold. How many tickets were sold? 
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Hunter
Joey, divide the total of 321 by 3. that's the number of adult tickets. double that answer and that's the number of student tickets.
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