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the symphony orcherstra is holding a fund-raising banquet in a hotel . The hotel charges $ 200 for the banquet hall, plus $60 per person. Tickets are $100 each. How many tickets must be sold to raise more than $10000?

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the symphony orcherstra is holding a fund-raising banquet in a hotel . The hotel charges $ 200 for the banquet hall, plus $60 per person. Tickets are $100 each. How many tickets must be sold to raise more than $10000?

Thanks
let x = number of tickets sold

100x - 60x - 200 > 10000