# SOLUTION: One thousand tickets were sold at a game. Adult tickets cost \$8.50 while kids cost \$4.50, for a total of \$7,300. How many tickets of each kind were sold?

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 Question 394427: One thousand tickets were sold at a game. Adult tickets cost \$8.50 while kids cost \$4.50, for a total of \$7,300. How many tickets of each kind were sold?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One thousand tickets were sold at a game. Adult tickets cost \$8.50 while kids cost \$4.50, for a total of \$7,300. How many tickets of each kind were sold? .. adult tickets ----------- x numbers -----------8.50 kids tickets--------------y numbers------------4.50 total 7300 .. x+y =1000.....................1 8.5x+4.5y= 7300...............2 ... multiply (1) by -8.5 -8.5x-8.5y = -8500 .. add this to (2) -4x=-1200 /4 x= 300 adult tickets plug value of x in(1) y =700 kids tickets. . m.ananth@hotmail.ca