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A total of 496 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. The number of student tickets sold was three times thenumber of adult tickets sold. How many adult tickets were sold?adult tickets?

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A total of 496 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. The number of student tickets sold was three times the
number of adult tickets sold. How many adult tickets were sold?
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A total of 496 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. The number of student tickets sold was three times the number of adult tickets sold. How many adult tickets were sold? adult tickets ?

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Let the number of adult ticket sold be x. Since number of student ticket sold was three times the number of adult ticket sold.So number of student ticket sold was 3x

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Since total number of ticket sold ...

3x x496
4x 496
496 124
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3x x496 4x 496 496 124 x 4

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