# Algebra

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The school that Trevon goes to is selling tickets to a choral performance. On the first day of ticket sales the school sold 12 adult tickets and 4 student tickets for a total of \$188. The school took in \$171 on the second day by selling 6 adult tickets and 9 student tickets. What is the price each of one adult ticket and student ticket?

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12a + 4s = 188
6a + 9s = 171

12a = 188 - 4s
3a = 47 - s

Substitute s-value for a-value in second equation.

2(47 - s) + 9s = 171

Solve for s. Put that value in the first equation to find a. Put both into the second equation to check.

I'll let you do the calculations. I hope this helps.

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