# Each child ticket for a ride costs $3, while each adult ticket costs $5. If the ride collected a total of $150, and 40 tickets were sold, how many of each type of ticket was sold?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 10, 2018

25 child tickets are sold and 15 adult tickets are sold.

#### Explanation:

Let

Then

Now, for the costs

Since

Since

Therefore, 25 child tickets are sold and 15 adult tickets are sold.