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A group of teachers and pupils attended a concert. The teachers paid $1200 altogether and the pupils paid $640 altogether for their tickets.
The price of an adult ticket was $60 and there were 4 more female teachers than male teachers. How many male teachers were there in the group

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  1. If there were x male teachers, then we know that

    f = m+4, so
    (m + m+4) * 60 = 1200

    Now just find m

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  2. 1200 /60= 20 teachers.
    20/2=10.
    there were 4 more female teachers so 10 plus 4 =14.
    and 10-4=6.
    so there were 6 male teachers.

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