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tickets for a football match are sold at \$30 for adults and \$15 for children a company bought 28 tickets
if x of these tickets were for adults, write in terms of x
a. the number of tickets for children
b. the amount spent on tickets for adults
c. the amount spent on tickets for children
d show that the total amount spent on the 28 tickets is \$(15x+420)
e. given that the cost of the 28 tickets was \$660, calculate the number of adult tickets bought by the company

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These questions almost answer themselves. For example:
a) 28 - x
b) 30 x
c) 15(28 -x)
d) 30x +15(28-x) = _____
e) Solve 15x + 420 = 660 to get x

Do some thinking; show your work.

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for (e) is the answer correct if i get a decimal number like 8.5?

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