Need algebra help for solving a value mixture problem using a system of linear equations

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Suppose that there are two types of tickets to a show: advanced and same day.  The combined cost of one advance ticket and one same day ticket is $45.  For one performance, 30 advance tickets and 40 same day tickets were sold.  The total amount paid for the tickets was $1500.  What was the price of each kind of ticket?

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advanced ticket=x

same day ticket=y



form (1)


substitute in equation(2)


solve for y







price of advanced ticket=$30

price of same day ticket=$15

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