# Math

Nathaniel school is selling tickets to a spring Musical on the first day of ticket sales the school so 3 senior citizen tickets and nine children tickets to for a total of \$75 the school took in \$67 on the school on the second day by 8 senior tickets and 5 child tickets. What is the prise each of one senior citizens ticket and one child ticket

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1. 3s + 9c = 75 **
8s + 5c = 67 ***

** times 5 ---> 15s + 45c = 375
*** times 9 --> 72s + 45c = 603
subtract them:
57s = 228
s = \$4.00

sub s = 4 into ** and solve for c

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