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There were 409 tickets sold for a basketball game. The activity card holder's ticket cost $ 1.75, and the non-card holder's ticket cost $2.25. The total amount of money collected was $753.75. How many of each kind of tickets were sold?

  • Algebra 1 -

    number of activity holders --- x
    number of non-activity holders --- 409-x

    1.75x + 2.25(409-x) = 753.75
    multiply by 100

    175x + 225(409-x) = 75375
    take it from there

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