MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. the tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children. she sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of $108. how many of each kind of ticket did she sell?

Accepted Solution

A:

Define x:

Let the number of children tickets be x.

Children tickets = x

Adult tickets = 2x

Construct the equation:

4x + 7(2x) = 108

4x + 14x = 109

18x = 108

x = 6

x = 6

2x = 12

Answer: 6 children tickets and 12 adult tickets.

Let the number of children tickets be x.

Children tickets = x

Adult tickets = 2x

Construct the equation:

4x + 7(2x) = 108

4x + 14x = 109

18x = 108

x = 6

x = 6

2x = 12

Answer: 6 children tickets and 12 adult tickets.