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Jack and Diane went to the movies. They each paid the same amount for an admission ticket. Together, they spent \$12 on snacks. The total cost of admission and snacks for Jack and Diane was \$26. How much was each admission ticket?

Choose a variable.
Write an equation you could use to solve this problem.

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Let a = price of admission

2a + 12 = 26

2a = 14

a = 7

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