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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?

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  1. Adult: $X each.
    Student: $Y each.

    Eq1: 7x + 16y = 120.
    Eq2: 13x + 9y = 140.
    Multiply Eq1 by 13, Eq2 by 7, and subtract:
    91x + 208y = 1560
    91x + 63y = 980
    Diff.:145y = 580.
    Y = $4.00.

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  2. you and your friend are selling tickets to a charity event. you sell 9 adult and 13 student tickets for 212 dollars. your friend sells 4 adult and 15 student tickets for 168 dollars. what was the cost of a student ticket.

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