# Algebra

A total of 475 tickets were sold for the school play. There were 75 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?

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1. Let A = adult tickets

A + (A-75) = 475

2A - 75 = 475
2A = 550
A = 275

Does that make sense to you?

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2. Great explanation. I totally get it now. I think I can actually finish the rest. Thanks for your help!

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3. You're very welcome. :-)

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