# Need to learn how to . . .

I need to learn how to do the following problems. Don't give me the answer but give me the steps leading to the answer then I will respond back with the answer.

say if you had a problem that said: tickets to a game were sold for \$2 for each adult and 0.75 for each child. A total of 350 people paid \$450 to see the game. How many sdult tickets were sold?

A drama team budgeted \$120 for the purchase of new masks. Ugly mask cost \$11 each and pretty mask cost \$23 each. They purchased six mask and spent \$114. How many of each type of mask did they purchase?

These are assortment problems..
1) you know the total number of items
2) you know the total price.

Examples
First..
1) Adult + Kid = 350
Two equations, two unknowns. Recommend solve by substution.

Second:
1) Ugliessss + Pretty=6
2) Ugly*11 + Pretty*23=114

not to sound like I am mooching the answer I still don't get it. Are you saying for the first do A+K=350,then 2A+.75K=450.

not to sound like I am mooching the answer I still don't get it. Are you saying for the first do A+K=350,then 2A+.75K=450.

Never mind I got it thanks anyway

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 👁

## Similar Questions

1. ### Pre-Calculus

I want to learn how to find the domain, holes, x-intercepts, y- intercepts, vertical asymptotes, and horizontal asymptotes of a rational function. I know it is against the rules in jiskha to do the homework for the students but if

2. ### Calc, Implicit Differentiation

1) Let x^3 + y^3 = 28. Find y"(x) at the point (3, 1). y"(3)= The correct answer is: -2*3*28 = -168 3x^2 + 3y^2(dx/dy) = 0 6x + 6y(dx/dy) = 0 dx/dy = -6(3)/6(1) = -3 That's as far as i get... i don't even know if that's started

3. ### math

solve each of the following initial value problems and plot the solutions for serveral variables of ynaught a)dy/dt = -y+5 I got to the point where I have: y= ce^-t + 5 they give y(0)=y(naught) so I tried plugging in 0,0 and got c

1. ### algebra

A student missed 11 problems on a Chemistry test and received a grade of 65%. If all the problems were of equal value, how many problems were on the test? Round off your answer to the nearest integer. X= # of problems 11= 3 of

2. ### English

1. The voice of the speaker in this passage is not Jonathan Swift. Much like a poem can have a speaker who is not the poet, the author takes on a persona to narrate this proposal for Ireland. What are distinct charcteristics of

3. ### Math 8R - help!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Multi-Step Equations Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides 1) 5y + 4 = 4y + 5 11a + 9 = 4a + 30 2w + 3 = 4w - 5 2) 3a - 10 = 4 + a 2x - 1 = x - 3 6n + 4 = n - 11 3) 29r + 4 = 28 + 13r 7x - 11 = -19 + 3x 4) b + 3 = 2b - 7

4. ### Math

In a mixed number or fraction problem, you have dividing and multiplying. Now if you were given a list of multiplying and dividing mixed number and fraction word problems, how can you tell the difference between multipling and

1. ### Jiskha

This isn't a question but I just want to thank everyone who helps others out on here. It's great that you don't answer some people if they don't give their answer. People are here for help, not to cheat. And you helpers actually

2. ### chemistry

Which element has atoms that can form single, double, and triple covalent bonds with atoms of the same element? the choices are florine, oxygen,carbon and hydrogen. i also need a explanation of why its the right answer. thanks for

3. ### Health

What are the short term effects of Cocaine: When someone consumes this substance what effect will it have on their body, mind, and behavior? Please answer ASAP I really need the answer... and please don't give the website for me

4. ### Environmental Science

Your grandparents, who loves to garden, are thinking about buying a house in a country. Next weekend, they are going to look at two houses. One has a large garden that is part of a small farm that was abandoned 25 years ago. Use