# Tickets to a local movie were sold at $4.00 for adults and$2.50 for students. If 173 tickets were sold for a total price of $642.50, how many student tickets were sold? ##### 1 Answer May 3, 2017 $33$student tickets were sold. #### Explanation: If $173$tickets were of adult total collection would be of 173*4.00=$692.00

Difference of collection (692.00-642.50) = $49.50 is due to student concession of (4-2.50)=$1.50  per ticket.

Therefore number of student tickets were $\frac{49.50}{1.50} = 33$ [Ans]