Tickets for the acquaintance party were 80$ for a single ticket or 150$ for a pair. If 144 students attended the party and 10,980$ was collectred from ticket sales. How many pairs and how many singles attended?

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- Oct 19th 2009, 09:50 AM #1

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- Oct 19th 2009, 10:05 AM #3
Hello reiwardSuppose $\displaystyle x$ singles and $\displaystyle y$ pairs attended.

Then the total sales were $$\displaystyle (80x+150y)$; so $\displaystyle 80x+150y=10980$ (1)

And the number attending was $\displaystyle x+2y=144$ (2)

Can you solve these simultaneous equations?

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