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Suppose a movie theater sold 200 adult and student tickets for a showing with the revenue of $980. If the adult tickets are $5.50 and the students tickets are $4, how many of each type of ticket were sold?

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  1. 5.5a + 4(200-a) = 980

    solve for a to get # adults tickets
    subtract that from 200 to get # child tickets

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  2. last friday, a movie theatre sold adult and student tickets to a showing. they sold a total of 200 tickets. The theatre sold 28 more adult tickets than student tickets. The manager wants to know how many adult and how many student tickets were sold?

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