Basketball Game Solution

Algebra
Tutor: None Selected Time limit: 1 Day

The total reciepts for a basketball game are $6848for 1008 tickets sold. Adults paid $11 per ticket and students paid $3 per ticket. How mant of each kind of ticket were sold?

May 23rd, 2015

Cost of ticket for adults = $11

cost of tickets for kids = $3

Assume, number of tickets sold to adults is 'a' and number of tickets sold to kids is 'k'

therefore, a+k = total number of tickets sold

and, 11*a + 3*k = total receipts

thus, 

a+k = 1008..........equation 1

11a+3k = 6848.........equation 2

solve equation 1 and 2, 

a = 478, k = 530

so, 

number of adult tickets sold is 478

number of kids tickets sold is 530




May 23rd, 2015

Studypool's Notebank makes it easy to buy and sell old notes, study guides, reviews, etc.
Click to visit
The Notebank
...
May 23rd, 2015
...
May 23rd, 2015
Mar 22nd, 2017
check_circle
Mark as Final Answer
check_circle
Unmark as Final Answer
check_circle
Final Answer

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

check_circle
Final Answer