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student tickets to the school musical cost \$3 each. All other tickets cost \$5 each. Suppose that 272 tickets were sold for a total of \$1120. How many tickets of each type were sold?

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x = student tickets
y = "other" tickets

x + y = 272
3x + 5y = 1120

Solve those equations..

3x + 3y = 816
2y = 304
y = 152
x = 120

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