A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
tickets to a local movie were sold at 4.00$ for adults and 2.50$ for students. If 59 tickets were sold for a total of 222.50$, how many students were sold?
sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
tickets to a local movie were sold at 4.00$ for adults and 2.50$ for students. If 59 tickets were sold for a total of 222.50$, how many students were sold?

This Question is Closed

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"students were sold"<funny anyway....let x be the number of students and y be the number of adults

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it says the total tickets was 59 so you can write that as x + y = 59 agree?

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then, it says the total cost was 222.50 so... 2.50x + 4y = 222.50 because eachs tudent ticket is 2.5 worth and each adult ticket is 4 worth got it?

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now use those two equations x + y = 59 2.5x + 4y = 222.5 solve for x
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.