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makalynloyd
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At the movie theatre, child admission is $6.50 and adult admission is $9.70 . On Tuesday, four times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold, for a total sales of $1721.40 . How many child tickets were sold that day? Number of child tickets:

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latinaberryhill

6.5c + 9.7a = 1721.4 a = 4c 6.5c + 9.7(4c) = 1721.4 6.5c + 38.8c = 1721.4 45.3c = 1721.4 c = 1721.4 / 45.3 c = 38...so there were 38 childrens' tickets <== and 152 adult tickets

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