anonymous
  • anonymous
You are selling tickets for a high school basketball game. Student tickets cost $3 and general admission tickets cost $5. You sell 350 tickets and collect $1,450. How many general tickets did you sell?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Student Tickets = x General Tiickets = 350 - x do you understand why the general tickets are 350 - x?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Hmm because 350 is the total amount of tickets sold and we need to find x?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Right! Now set up your equation. You know student tickets are $3 & general admission tickets are $5. You also know the total collected is $1450

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anonymous
  • anonymous
3x + 5 (350)-x = 1450 solve the equation for x
anonymous
  • anonymous
is the answer x= 100?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Did you get this when you distributed? 3x + 1750-5x = 1450
anonymous
  • anonymous
oops nope i see what i did wrong for that step
anonymous
  • anonymous
OK
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay i must have done something wrong after that step because my answer makes no sense
anonymous
  • anonymous
How many student tickets? How many general tickets? Be sure to label your answers...when I taught, I was pretty picky about that
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhhh okay now i see what i did wrong the 5x was negative
anonymous
  • anonymous
right
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay thank you for your help!
anonymous
  • anonymous
You're welcome

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