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You and your friend are selling tickets to a charity event. You sell 4 adult tickets and 11 student tickets for $148. Your friend sells 7 adult tickets and 5 student tickets for $145. What is the cost of a student ticket?
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    posted by vera hampton
  2. @ vera .... Just blurting out an answer serves absolutely no purpose!

    4a + 11s = 148
    7a + 5s = 145

    solve the 2 equations in 2 unknowns

    I suggest multiplying the first by 7 and the 2nd by 5 and then subtracting them

    posted by Reiny
  3. Apparently Vera in Pleasanton wants everyone to know about her ignorance.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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