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nicole10

  • 4 years ago

use system of linear equations: at a local high school basketball game, 1435 tickets were sold. a student admission ticket cost 1.50 and an adult admission ticket cost 5.00. The total ticket receipts for the game were 3552.50. how many of each type of ticket were sold?

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  1. Misterchyme
    • 4 years ago
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    let x = student admission, and y= adult admission First sentence tells us that the total number of tickets is 1435 so.. x+y=1435 -> equation 1 The next part tells us the price of each ticket and the total amount of money made so.. 1.50*x+5*y=3552.50 -> Equation 2 Can you solve it from here?

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    • 4 years ago
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    yes thank you!!

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