Aamina B.

asked • 12/29/16# Jan has $37.50. Tickets to a concert cost $5.25 each. How many tickets can Jan buy?

This problem is applying operations with rational numbers

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## 1 Expert Answer

Mohammed R. answered • 12/29/16

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Let,

Number of tickets=x

To find the number of tickets, divide the money Jan has with the cost of each ticket.

So,

x=37.50/5.25=7.14

But since she can't buy part of a ticket, Jan can buy 7 tickets

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Andrew M.

$/($/T)= $(T/$) = T12/30/16