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# A community theater troupe sold 1200 tickets for a performance. One th

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A community theater troupe sold 1200 tickets for a performance. One third of those tickets were adult tickets and the rest were children's tickets. 60% of all children's tickets were used, along with 120 adult tickets. What percentage of all tickets were not used for the performance?

A. 48%
B. 50%
C. 56%
D. 60%
E. 64%

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15 Apr 2018, 10:19
Bunuel wrote:
A community theater troupe sold 1200 tickets for a performance. One third of those tickets were adult tickets and the rest were children's tickets. 60% of all children's tickets were used, along with 120 adult tickets. What percentage of all tickets were not used for the performance?

A. 48%
B. 50%
C. 56%
D. 60%
E. 64%
Adult Tickets = 1200/3 = 400
Children Tickets = 1200-400 = 800
Children Tickets used = 800 × 0.6 = 480
Total used tickets = 480 + 120 = 600
So 600/1200 = 0.5
So 50%

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