# Percentage based problem

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A movie theater uses 12% of its ticket sales from a single weekend to pay its heating/cooling bill for the entire month. It averages 9600 patrons during a typical weekend, charging $8.50 per adult and $6.25 per child. The theater is predicting a $9121 heating/cooling bill for the next month. What percentage of total ticket sales for the weekend should be child tickets (assuming 9600 total tickets sold during a single weekend) in order to pay its heating/cooling bill?

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Hi there,

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Suppose there are x tickets sold ...

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