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A group of 8 people went to the movies. tickets are $6 each for adults and $3 each for kids. together they pay $33 for the tickets. there are _______ adults in that group and _______ kids. can someone explain how to solve this in words for an essay.

 Mar 4, 2020
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If we let 'x' equal the number of adult tickets then 8-x is the number of kid tickets.   Te revenue from adult tickets would be $8 times x and the revenue from kid tickets would be $3 times 8-x.   Summed together the revenues would equal $ 33.   Then you solve for 'x' the number of adult tickets and  8-x  the number of kid tickets.

 Mar 4, 2020

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