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At a movie theater, child admission is $5.80 and adult admission is $$9.70. On Monday, three times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold, for a total sale of $732.90. How many child tickets were sold that day?

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  1. c(5.80) + a(9.70) =732.90 a = 3c

    Substitute 3c for a.
    c(5.8) + 3c(9.70) =732.90 Solve for c

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  2. x child tickets were sold.
    3x adult tickets were sold.

    5.8x + (9.7)3x = 732.90.
    X =

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