# Solving Word Problems using Elimination Method and Substitution Method (Algebra)

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*timer*Asked: Jan 20th, 2019

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### Question Description

The Circus is coming to town!

Cindy is selling tickets

The first day she sold 8 adult tickets and 5 child tickets for a total of $180.50.

The second day she received $261.00 for 12 adult tickets and 6 child tickets.

What is the price of a child's ticket?

What is the price of an adult's ticket?

To receive full credit for your solution you need to:

1) Write two algebraci equations that model the circus ticket scenario.

2) Show how you solved the problem by using the elimination method, the substitution method, or the graphical method. (Other methods such as "guess and check" are not sufficient.)

**Tags:**algebra Rasmussen College Algebra (Elimniation and Subtisution Method) MAT1222 Section 05 Algebra-Online Plus

## Tutor Answer

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Let x represent the price of an adult’s ticket

Let y represent the price of a...

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