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Tickets to a Broadway show cost $17 for adults and $12 for children the total receipts for 531 tickets at one performance were $8,167 how many adults and how many child tickets were sold?

 Apr 14, 2020
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a = adults                     revenue = $ 17a

c = children = 531-a     revenue = $ 12(531-a)        revenues summed = $ 8167

 

17a     +       12(531-a)       = 8167      solve for 'a' the # adult tix         then child tix= 531-a

 Apr 14, 2020

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