# Math Help - Flight tickets

1. ## Flight tickets

An airplane collects a total of $5390 for tickets from the 80 passengers on an airflight. Each child passenget pays$25 for their flight ticket. There are 20 children on the flight. Each adult passenger either buys a standard ticket for $90 or a thrifty ticket for$60, for the flight.

How many ahult passengets have a thrifty ticket?

2. Originally Posted by 0110kim
An airplane collects a total of $5390 for tickets from the 80 passengers on an airflight. Each child passenget pays$25 for their flight ticket. There are 20 children on the flight. Each adult passenger either buys a standard ticket for $90 or a thrifty ticket for$60, for the flight.

How many ahult passengets have a thrifty ticket?
80 passengers = 20 children + 60 adults

let x = number of adults with thrifty tickets

60 - x = number of adults without thrifty tickets

60x + 90(60-x) + 20(25) = 5390

solve for x