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    Solving a word problem using a system of linear equations

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    I'm just drawing a blank on how to work this type of problem and I have several of this type.Could you please explain step by step how to solve this type of algebra problem please?

    Word problem---

    The combined cost of one advance ticket and one same-day ticket to a show was $45. It is known that 30 tickets were sold in advance and 35 the same day, for total receipts of $1475. What was the price of each kind of ticket?

    Price of Advance tickets:
    Price of Same day tickets:

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    Let the price of an advance ticket be x and the price of a same-day ticket be y

    Then we ...

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    The expert solves a word problem using a system of linear equations. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided.