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# A movie theater sells two types of tickets: adult tickets at

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06 Apr 2006, 20:09
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A movie theater sells two types of tickets: adult tickets at \$6 each and childrenâ€™s tickets at \$4 each. If the theater sold 200 tickets on a given day, how many adult tickets were sold?

(1) The number of childrenâ€™s tickets sold was 40 more than 3 times the number of adult tickets sold.
(2) The theater earned \$400 more on the sale of childrenâ€™s tickets than it did on the sale of adult tickets.

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06 Apr 2006, 20:59
C.

1. gives the equation.. 4C = 40 + 18A.
2. gives the equation.. 4C = 400 + 6A.

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06 Apr 2006, 23:08
uh.... god.. how stupid i can be...

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07 Apr 2006, 01:45
Don't worry.........been there.....done that....A LOT

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07 Apr 2006, 17:13

1) Sufficient since you have two equations and 2 variables
2) Sufficient since you have two equations and 2 variables

So D it is

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07 Apr 2006, 23:12
D for me

Both statements are sufficient to answer the question.

st1 40+3A+A=200
st2 C4-A6=400

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