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At the movie theatre, child admission is $5.70and adult admission is $9.70. On Wednesday, four times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold, for a total sales of $1513.00. How many child tickets were sold that day?

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At the movie theatre, child admission is
$
5.70

and adult admission is
$
9.70

. On Wednesday, four times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold, for a total sales of
$
1513.00

. How many child tickets were sold that day?

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Step 1

Let x be the number of adult tickets and y be the number of child tickets be sold.

Step 2

Given that, four times as many adult tickets as child tickets were sold.

That is,

 

x = 4y
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x = 4y

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Step 3

Now, the total sales i...

:Total sales amount gained from adults +
9.70x5.70y 1513
amount gained from child
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:Total sales amount gained from adults + 9.70x5.70y 1513 amount gained from child

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