# Your school sold 456 tickets for a high school play. An adult ticket cost $3.50 and a student ticket cost $1. Total tickets sales equaled $1131. How do you write an equation for the ticket sales?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 31, 2016

Let's call the number of adult tickets

#### Explanation:

Then the number of student tickets will be

Now total sales are

Re-arrange and subtract

**Conclusion** :

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