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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