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    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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 0110kim View Post
    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
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