MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
A total of 624 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 74 more student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?
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moazzam07
  • moazzam07
ok i would solve this like this. 624 divided by 2 = 312 and it says 74 more students tickets were sold than the adults then i would do 312 - 74 = 238 so the answer i would say is (There were 238 Adult tickets sold)
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
Thank you so much! :)
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
its not correct :(

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  • moazzam07
ok let me see again
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@thomaster please help? :)
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welshfella
  • welshfella
let x = adult tickets sold number student tickets sold = x + 74 so we have x + x + 74 = 624 solve for x
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
x=275
welshfella
  • welshfella
yep
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
is that all?
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
Thank you!
welshfella
  • welshfella
thats it 275 adult tickets sold
welshfella
  • welshfella
yw
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
can you help me with another please?
welshfella
  • welshfella
these type of problems are usually best done using algebra
welshfella
  • welshfella
ok
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
A local hamburger shop sold a combined total of 568 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Thursday. There were 68 more cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. How many hamburgers were sold on Thursday?
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  • MikeZack123
@welshfella
MikeZack123
  • MikeZack123
nvm i got it, the answer is 250. thanks for your help! the questions were similar :)
welshfella
  • welshfella
ok yes u have right answer

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