MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# the Town Theater received $22,540.75 by selling 435 tickets to the opening night of the play. if the full price of a ticket is $6.25 and discount tickets for students and seniors are $5.25 each how many full-price tickets were sold

Accepted Solution

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I tried solving the problem and it didn't make sense until assuming that 22540.75 was a typo for 2540.75. Answer:2540.75 = 6.25x + 5.25y435 = x + yx = number of adult ticketsy = number of student and senior ticketsQuestion is asking to find x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -435 = x + y2283.75 = 5.25x + 5.25yElimination method:2540.75 = 6.25x + 5.25y-(2283.75 = 5.25x + 5.25y)257 = x257 full priced tickets were sold.Please mark for Brainliest!! Β :D Thank you!!For any questions, please comment!!