The attendance at two baseball games on successive nights was 77,000. The attendance on​ Thursday's game was 7000 more than​ two-thirds of the attendance at Friday​ night's game. How many people attended the baseball game each​ night?

tarjetaroja2t 2022-09-22 Answered
The attendance at two baseball games on successive nights was 77,000. The attendance on​ Thursday's game was 7000 more than​ two-thirds of the attendance at Friday​ night's game. How many people attended the baseball game each​ night?
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Emaidedip6g
Answered 2022-09-23 Author has 11 answers
Let the attendance of Friday night be x and the attendance of Thursday night be y.
Here, given
x + y = 77000 equation 1
y = 2 3 x + 7000 equation 2
When we put eq. 2 in eq. 1
x + 2 3 x + 7000 = 77000
x + 2 3 x = 77000 - 7000
5 3 x = 70000
x = 14000 3
x = 42000
y = 35000
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