# SOLUTION: A total of 416 tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was three times the number of adult tickets sold . How many adult tickets were sold?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 255248: A total of 416 tickets were sold for the school play. The number of student tickets sold was three times the number of adult tickets sold . How many adult tickets were sold?Answer by palanisamy(496)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the number of adult tickets = x Then the number of student tickets = 3x Total tickets x+3x = 416 4x = 416 x = 416/4 x = 104 Therefore the number of adult tickets sold is 104