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Tickets to a local movie store were sold at $3.00 for adults and $1.50 for students. If 170 tickets were sold for a total of $480.00, how many adult tickets were sold?

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    just add up the value of all the tickets sold.

    3.00a + 1.50(170-a) = 480.00
    a = 150

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