The equations 5x + 2y = 48 and 3x + 2y = 32 represent the money collected from m

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The

equations

5x

+

2y

=

48

and

3x

+

2y

=

32

represent

the

money

collected

from

movie

sales

during

one

showing.

If

x

represents

the

cost

for

each

adult

ticket

and

y

represents

the

cost

for

each

student

ticket,

what

is

the

cost

for

each

adult

ticket?

Jun 19th, 2015

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(5x + 2y = 48)

-( 3x + 2y = 32)


2x=16

cost for each adult ticket x=8

5(8) + 2y = 48

40+2y=48
2y=8

cost for each student ticket, y=4






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