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a concert was held in a school. students tickets cost 5 dollars and regular cost 8 dollars. The school sold 284 tickets for 1600 dollars. Find the number of student tickets and the number of regular tickets sold.

asked by sda
  1. 5S+8R=1600
    S+R=284

    s=284-R
    5(284-R)+8R=1600
    5*284-5R+8R=1600
    3R=1600-284*5
    R=60
    S=224

    posted by bobpursley

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