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Secondary III • 1mo.

two family attends a representation of the magic circus. the cost of an adult ticket is 1.5 times higher than that of a child ticket. clothide buys a ticket for her. one for her husband and one for each of these children. she pays $90 in all taxes included.
her friend naomie buys tickets for these four children and herself. clothide thinks that going to the circus costs him less than naomie. Is she right.

can you please explain me how i can do this problem


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  • Explanation from Alloprof

    Explanation from Alloprof

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    Team Alloprof • 1mo.

    Hi !

    You need to solve a system of equations. You need first to identify your variables. In your case, they most be the cost of tickets for adults and childrens. Then, you will use the information given to come up with the two equations.

    You will find the information to solve this system following this link :

    I'll let you try to solve this by your own and if you have any other questions, feel free to ask them !