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# A total of 438 tickets were sold for the school play.They were either adult tickets .There were 62 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets.How many adult tickets were sold?

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Total number of adult tickets = 250Total number of student tickets = 188Step-by-step explanation:Leta be the number of tickets for adultsands be the number of tickets for studentsThenEqn 1: a+s=438Eqn 2: s=a-62Putting s=a-62in eqn 1[tex]a+(a-62)=438\\a+a-62=438\\Adding\ 62\ on\ both\\ sides\\2a-62+62=438+62\\2a=500\\Dividing\ both\ sides\ by\ 2\\\frac{2a}{2}=\frac{500}{2}\\a=250\\Putting\ a=250\ in\ eqn\ 2\\s=250-62\\s=188[/tex]Total number of adult tickets = 250Total number of student tickets = 188Keywords: Linear equations, system of equationsLearn more about linear equations at:brainly.com/question/5059091brainly.com/question/5069437#LearnwithBrainly