# math

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if a child and adult paid \$23 for 2 tickets and an adult ticket is \$6.50 more than the childs ticket, how do i get the answer?

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Let x = the cost of the child's ticket.

x + x + 6.50 = 23
2x = 23 - 6.50
2x = 16.50
x = 16.50/2
x = ?

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How do we do this? i got this as one of my math homework questions, i have no clue how to answer it. someone help me?

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