Dexter is in charge of ticket sales at his town’s water park. He has to report to his boss how many tickets he sells and how much money the water park makes in ticket sales each day – adult tickets ($7), child tickets ($5). Today, Dexter has sold 100 adult and 125 child tickets. Yesterday, he sold 120 adult and 120 child tickets. Can Dexter write an expression to figure out today’s ticket sales, and use this to compare today’s sales to yesterday’s?

Dexter needs to write an expression to figure out the total money made from the 100 adult and 125 child tickets he sold today, compared to the 120 adult and 120 child tickets he sold yesterday. The adult tickets cost $7 and the child tickets cost $5

expressionto figure out today’s ticket sales is 7x+5y.saleis less than that of yesterday’s.Expressionfor ticket sales= $(7x+5y)sales= $(7*100+5*125) = $ 1325sales= $(7*120+5*120) = $ 1440expressionit can be seen that yesterday’ s ticketsaleis greater than today’s ticketsale.expressionshere: