Sam and Chad are ticket-sellers at their class play. Sam is selling student tickets for $2.00 each, and Chad selling adult tickets for $5.50 each. Their total income for 24 tickets was $83.00

how many tickets did Sam sell?

and how many tickets did Chad sell?

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let number of tickets of Sam be X

Chad Y

2X+5.5Y=83

X+Y=24

THEN Elimination

2x+2y=48

then

3.5y=35

y=10

therefore

x=24-10

=14

Sam 10tickets

Chhad 14 tickets

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