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Adult and student tickets to the high school basketball game are sold each week. For every to adult tickets, seven student tickets are sold. How many total tickets were sold if 92 adult tickets were sold?

IvanYunga1  Jan 12, 2018

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For every  2  adult tickets, 7 student tickets are sold

 

the ratio of adult tickets to student tickets  =  2  to  7  .

 

num of adult tickets / num of student tickets  =   2 / 7

 

92 / num of student tickets   =   2 / 7

 

num of student tickets / 92   =   7 / 2

 

num of student tickets   =   7 / 2 * 92   =   322

 

322 + 92   =   414

hectictar  Jan 12, 2018
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Best Answer

For every  2  adult tickets, 7 student tickets are sold

 

the ratio of adult tickets to student tickets  =  2  to  7  .

 

num of adult tickets / num of student tickets  =   2 / 7

 

92 / num of student tickets   =   2 / 7

 

num of student tickets / 92   =   7 / 2

 

num of student tickets   =   7 / 2 * 92   =   322

 

322 + 92   =   414

hectictar  Jan 12, 2018
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Adult tickets = 2/(2+7) = 2/9 of all tickets

2/9  x  = 92

x = 414 total tickets sold

ElectricPavlov  Jan 12, 2018

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