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4 Jillian's school is selling tickets for a play. The tickets cost $10.50 for adults and $3.75 for students. The ticket salesfor opening night totaled $2071.50. The equation 10.50a 3.75b 2071.50, where a is the number of adult ticketsA sold and b is the number of student tickets sold, can be used to find the number of adult and student tickets. If 82students attended, how may adult tickets were sold?adult tickets

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EmilioAfonso

$10.50a + $3.75b = $2,071.50 It is given that b = 82 Therefore - $10.50a + ($3.75)(82) = $2,071.50 or $10.50a + $307.50 = $2,071.50 $10.50a = $2,071.50 - $307.50 = $1,764.00 Therefore - a (number of adult tickets sold) = $1,764.00/$10.50 = 168 tickets

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