April 5th, 2007, 06:19 PM  #1 
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A movie place charges $9 for an adult ticket and $6 for a child ticket. On a recent night, the sales of children tickets were 5 times the sale of adult tickets. If the total amount collected for the tickte sales WAS NOT greater than $3000, what is the greatest number of adults who could have purchased the tickets.

April 6th, 2007, 10:20 AM  #2 
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I assume the total referred to applies to just the night referred to. Divide $3000 by the sum of $9 and five times $6, discarding any remainder. 
April 6th, 2007, 01:51 PM  #3 
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Is that easy? Thanks 

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