# SOLUTION: Vijay bought 11 tickets for a waterslide. The tickets were \$6 for adults and \$4 for children. Vijay paid \$60 for the tickets. For how many adults and how many children did he buy t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 486317: Vijay bought 11 tickets for a waterslide. The tickets were \$6 for adults and \$4 for children. Vijay paid \$60 for the tickets. For how many adults and how many children did he buy tickets?Answer by mananth(12269)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Adult x tickets child y tickets 1 x + 1 y = 11 .............1 6 x + 4 y = 60 .............2 Eliminate y multiply (1)by -4 Multiply (2) by 1 -4 x -4 y = -44 6 x 4 y = 60 Add the two equations 2 x = 16 / 2 x = 8 plug value of x in (1) 1 x + 1 y = 11 8 + 1 y = 11 1 y = 11 -8 1 y = 3 y = 3 Adult 8 tickets child 3 tickets m.ananth@hotmail.ca