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There were 591 tickets purchased for a major league baseball game. The lower reserved tickets cost $9.50 and the upper reserved tickets cost $8.00. The total amount of money spent was $5281.50. How many of each kind of ticket were purchased?
How many lower reserved tickets were purchased?

How many upper reserved tickets were purchased?
 

 Apr 21, 2018
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x = lower tix

591 - x = upper tix

x(9.5) + (591 - x)(8.0) = 5281.5      solve for x = 369 

so  

Lower tix = 369 

   Upper tix = 591-369= 222 tix

 Apr 21, 2018

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