math
posted by Anonymous
You and your friend are selling tickets to a charity event. You sell 4 adult tickets and 11 student tickets for $148. Your friend sells 7 adult tickets and 5 student tickets for $145. What is the cost of a student ticket?
$

vera hampton
1.45

Reiny
@ vera .... Just blurting out an answer serves absolutely no purpose!
4a + 11s = 148
7a + 5s = 145
solve the 2 equations in 2 unknowns
I suggest multiplying the first by 7 and the 2nd by 5 and then subtracting them 
Ms. Sue
Apparently Vera in Pleasanton wants everyone to know about her ignorance.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

ISAT practice
Ben sold 50 tickets to a basketball game. Adult tickets are $5 each and student tickets are $3 each. He collected $180 total. How many adult tickets did he sell? 
10th grade
This week, from Sunday until Thursday, the school drama team sold adult and student tickets to their play. The person in charge of selling the tickets kept a record of the number of adult and student tickets sold on each day. However, … 
Math
The drama club raised a total of $1,123.50 selling tickets to its production of Othello. Tickets cost $4.50 for adults and $2.00 for students. Three times as many student tickets were sold as adult tickets. Which system of equations … 
math
each member of the committee has agreed to sell 50 tickets to the fair. student tickets r $3 each and adult tickets r $5 each. let t represent the number of student tickets that u sell. write a simplified expression in terms of t for … 
math/algebra
A total of 770 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 70 more student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold? 
asc
Miguel is selling tickets to a barbecue. Adult tickets cost 6.00 and childrenâ€™s tickets cost 4.00. He sells six ore childrenâ€™s tickets than adult tickets. The total amount of money he collects is 184. How many adult tickets and … 
math
You and your friend are selling tickets to a charity event. You sell 7 adult tickets and 16 student tickets for $120. Your friend sells 13 adult tickets and 9 student tickets for $140. What is the cost of a student ticket? 
math
There was a total of $548 collected for tickets to the school play. The adult tickets cost $6, and the student tickets cost $4. If 12 more student tickets were sold than adult tickets, find the numbers of adult and student tickets … 
Algebra!
Can you please assist with this question: At a school production, adult tickets cost $7.00 each and student tickets costs $4. The Johnson family is going to the 7:30PM show and will purchase half as many adult tickets as student tickets. … 
Algebra
Adult tickets to a play cost 20.50, and student tickets are 16.00. Ms powers can spend no more than 120.00 on tickets. If she buys 3 student tickets, how many adult tickets is she able to buy?