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A ticket booth sold 486 tickets and collected $2416.50 in ticket sales.Adult tickets are $5.50 and child tickets are $4. How many tickets of each type were sold?

 Jul 16, 2020
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Let the number of adult tickets sold = A

Then number of children tickets sold =486 - A

 

5.50A + 4*[486 - A] =2416.50

5.50A +  1944  -  4A =2416.50

1.50A =2416.50 - 1944

A = 315 - adult tickets sold

486 - 315 =171 - Children's tickets soldd

 Jul 16, 2020

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