A theater charges $8 for main floor seats and $5 for balcony seats. If all seats are sold the ticket income is $4200. At one show 25% of the main floor seats and 40% of the balcony seats were sold and ticket income was $1200 how many seats are on the main floor and how many are in the balcony?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 12:56 am ad1c9bdddf
Let there be x seats on the main floor and y seats in the balcony:
8x + 5y = 4200 --- ...
The number of seats on the main floor and in the balcony are calculated.