# The admission for a school play is $4.00 for students and$2.00 for adults. On Saturday 200 people attended with ticket sales totaling $500. Which system of equations would be used to solve this problem? ##### 1 Answer Oct 21, 2015 $\left\{\begin{matrix}s + a = 200 \\ 4 s + 2 a = 500\end{matrix}\right.$#### Explanation: Let $\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} s =$number of students $\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} a =\$ number of adults
and the equations in the answer (above) should follow as a direct algebraic translation.