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Joylin receives a $50 gift card for the local movie theater for her birthday. She uses the card to purchase tickets and snacks for her family. If Joylin spends $6 more on tickets than she does on snacks, how much does Joylin spend on tickets?

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    x + (x-6) = 50

    2 x - 6 = 50

    2 x = 56

    x = 28

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