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Admission
to
a
movie
is
$11
for
adults
and
$8
for
children.
If
the
receipts
for
200
tickets
were
$1780,
how
many
adult
tickets
and
how
many
children’s
tickets
were
sold?

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    If x adult tickets were sold, then 200-x child tickets were sold. So, add up the cost of each:

    11x+8(200-x) = 1780
    x = 60

    so, 60 adult and 140 child tickets were sold.

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