## Application word problems

Quadratic equations and inequalities, variation equations, function notation, systems of equations, etc.
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### Application word problems

1) The tickets for a local production cost \$6.00 for adults and \$3.00 for children and seniors. The total receipts for 505 tickets were \$1977. Find the number of adult tickets sold.

2) A silversmith combined pure silver that costs \$5.20 an ounce with 50 oz of a silver alloy that costs \$2.80 an ounce. How many ounces of the pure silver were used to make an alloy of silver that costs \$4.40 an ounce?

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### Re: Application word problems

1) The tickets for a local production cost \$6.00 for adults and \$3.00 for children and seniors. The total receipts for 505 tickets were \$1977. Find the number of adult tickets sold.
they show how 2 do this exact kind here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/mixture.htm
a+c=505
6a+3c=??
solve
2) A silversmith combined pure silver that costs \$5.20 an ounce with 50 oz of a silver alloy that costs \$2.80 an ounce. How many ounces of the pure silver were used to make an alloy of silver that costs \$4.40 an ounce?
they show how 2 do this sort of kind here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/mixture2.htm
do a table like they do
if U get stuck pls write back