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each member of the committee has agreed to sell 50 tickets to the fair. student tickets r $3 each and adult tickets r $5 each. let t represent the number of student tickets that u sell. write a simplified expression in terms of t for the total amount of money u raise for selling all 50 tickets.
any help would be apprecited
thks

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    students tickets -- t
    adult tickets --- 50-t

    money raised = 3t + 5(50-t)
    = 3t + 250 - 5t
    = 250 - 2t

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