How much money was taken in at each game?

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A baseball team has home games on Thursday and Sunday. The games together earn $4051.00 for the team. Thursday's game generates $61.00 less than Sunday's game. How much money was taken in at each game?

Jun 7th, 2015

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let Thursday game=x   and  sunday game=y

then
x+y = $4051.00

x=y-  $61.00

y- $61.00+y = $4051.00

2y = $4051.00+$61.00

sunday game y=3990.00$

Thursday game x=3929.00$

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