Algebra 1

A drama club wants to raise at least \$500 in ticket sales for its annual show. The members of the club sold 50 tickets at a special rate of \$5. The usual ticket price the day of the show is \$7.50. At least how many tickets do they need to sell the day of the show to meet the goal?

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1. 500 - (50 * 5) = 250

250 / 7.5 = ________ tickets

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2. 33.3333333

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3. 33.3333

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4. The arlington drama club is selling tickets to an upcoming play. They can sell at most 250 tickets. The adult tickets sell for \$15 each and student tickets cost \$5 each.They would like to raise at least \$2000. If x represents the number of adult tickets and y represents the number of student tickets. Write a system of inequalities that models this situation. If half the tickets are sold to students,could this solve the system that you created?justify your answer.

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