At the movie theatre, child admission is 5.60 dollars and adult admission is 9.00 dollars,...

Brock Byrd

Brock Byrd

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2022-07-11

At the movie theatre, child admission is 5.60 dollars and adult admission is 9.00 dollars, On Sunday, four times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold, for a total sales of 1164.80 dollars. How many child tickets were sold that day?

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Alexia Hart

Alexia Hart

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2022-07-12Added 19 answers

Let the number of child tickets on Sunday be x
Let the number of adult tickets be 4 x
And the total number of sales is 1164.80

x × 5.60 + 4 x × 9 = 1164.80
5.60 x + 36 x = 1164.80
41.6 x = 1164.80
x = 28
Thus, the number of child tickets is 28

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