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The theaters has two types of tickets adult tickets for $14 and children tickets for six dollars last night the theater sold a total of 275 tickets for a total of $2458. How many adult tickets did the theater sell last night?

 Sep 9, 2020
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Let x be the number of adult tickets sold. Then the number of children tickets sold is 275-x. Now we form an equation to represent the total money made from selling the tickets.

 

14x+6(275-x)=2458

14x+1650-6x=2458

8x+1650=2458

8x=808

x=101.

 Sep 9, 2020

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