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Ellie and her friends go to the students union to see a band play. Tickets are £3 if purchased in advance or £5 if brought at the door. The total amount received from ticket sales was £11 500 and the amount received from tickets bought on the door was £3250. How many tickets were sold altogether

 May 30, 2019
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Ellie and her friends go to the students union to see a band play. Tickets are £3 if purchased in advance or £5 if brought at the door. The total amount received from ticket sales was £11 500 and the amount received from tickets bought on the door was £3250. How many tickets were sold altogether

 

The number of tickets sold at the door  =  3250 / 5  =  650

 

The number of tickets sold in advance  =  [  11500 - 3250 ] / 3  = 2750

 

So.....the total number of tickets sold  =  650 + 2750   =  3400

 

 

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 May 30, 2019

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