# SOLUTION: can you help me please movie tickets at a local theater cost \$6 for adults and \$2 dollars for kids under twelve.if 175 tickets were sold and that equals to \$750 how many kid ticket

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 540386: can you help me please movie tickets at a local theater cost \$6 for adults and \$2 dollars for kids under twelve.if 175 tickets were sold and that equals to \$750 how many kid tickets were bought ? Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Adults x tickets , Price = \$6.00 children y tickets , Price = \$2.00 Total 750 1.00 x + 1 y = 175 .............1 6 x + 2 y = 750 .............2 Eliminate y multiply (1)by -2 Multiply (2) by 1 -2 x -2 y = -350 6 x + 2 y = 750 Add the two equations 4 x = 400 / 4 x = 100 plug value of x in (1) 1 x + 1 y = 175 100 + 1 y = 175 1 y = 175 -100 1 y = 75 y = 75 Adults tickets 100 children tickets 75 m.ananth@hotmail.ca