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There are 176 passengers going from Boston to Denver on an Amtrak. The regular coach seat are $103 and sleeper coach seat are $199 . The receipt total was 24,080.00 . How do I find out many passenger purchase what type of ticket?

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Assume that x passengers purchase the regular coach seat; and y passengers purchase the sleeper coach seat. We can set up the following equations.

Since there are 176 ...

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This shows how to use an equation to solve a word problem.