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Tickets to a movie cost $7.25 for adults and $5.50 for students. A group of friends purchased 8 tickets for $52.75. How many adult tickets and student tickets were purchased?

  • Algebra -

    Have you tried using algebra?

    A + S = 8

    725 A + 550 S = 5275

    Solve those equations for A and S.

    Hint: subsitute 8-S for A in the second equation

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