# SOLUTION: Ron and Kathy are ticket-sellers at their class play, Ron handling student tickets that sell for \$2.00 each and Kathy selling adult tickets for \$5.50 each. If their total income fo

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 Question 246597: Ron and Kathy are ticket-sellers at their class play, Ron handling student tickets that sell for \$2.00 each and Kathy selling adult tickets for \$5.50 each. If their total income for 30 tickets was \$105.50, how many did Ron sell? a. 18 tickets b. 13 tickets c. 19 tickets d. 17 ticketsAnswer by dabanfield(803)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Ron and Kathy are ticket-sellers at their class play, Ron handling student tickets that sell for \$2.00 each and Kathy selling adult tickets for \$5.50 each. If their total income for 30 tickets was \$105.50, how many did Ron sell? a. 18 tickets b. 13 tickets c. 19 tickets d. 17 tickets Let x be the number of student tickets. Then the number of adult tickets must be 30-x. The total sale of 105.50 = x*(2.00) + (30-x)*(5.50) Solve for x and then also compute 30-x.