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A movie theater charges $8 per movie ticket. How much would it cost for six people? 
Let x represent the number of tickets
Let y represent the cost, in dollars
 
Write an equation to represent the situaion.
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Hi Jade,
 
Cost of movie ticket for 1 people=$8
Cost of movie ticket for 6 people=6×8=$48
 
Let x represent the number of tickets
Let y represent the cost
 
so the equation becomes
 
y=8x 
y=8x
if x=6, y=8*6=48