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?
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
a+k = 1008..........equation 1
11a+3k = 6848.........equation 2
solve equation 1 and 2,
a = 478, k = 530
number of adult tickets sold is 478
number of kids tickets sold is 530
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