# SOLUTION: A total of 637 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 63 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 465923: A total of 637 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 63 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold? Answer by sofiyac(695)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!So say adult sold would be x, then student sold would be x-63 add them x+x-63=637 solve for x 2x=700 divide each side by 2 x=350 so 350 adult and 350-63=287 student