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## 1. A drama club earned $662.50 from a production where 85 adult tickets were sold and 65 student tickets were sold. An adult ticket co

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1. A drama club earned $662.50 from a production where 85 adult tickets were sold and 65

student tickets were sold. An adult ticket costs $2.50 more than a student ticket. Which

system of equations can be used to find a, the cost of an adult ticket, and s, the cost of a

student ticket?

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Answer: The cost of adult ticket is $6.1 and that of student ticket is $2.44Step-by-step explanation:Let the cost of adult ticket be ‘x’ and cost of student ticket be ‘y’

From the question, the equations formed are:…..(1)

……(2)

Putting value of ‘y’ from equation 2 to equation 1:Now, solving for ‘x’, we get:Hence, the cost of adult ticket is $6.1 and that of student ticket is $2.44