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The school play sold 498 tickets. Students paid $3.50 each, while non-students paid $5.50 each. If a total of $2121.00 was collected, how many students and how many non-students attended?

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  1. student tickets ---- x
    non-student tickets -- 498-x

    solve for x

    3.5x + 5.5(498-x) = 2121
    35x + 55(498-x) = 21210

    take it from there.

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