The number of students attending the Fall play was 150 fewer than three times the number of adults. Together, students and adults purchased 1778 tickets. How many students attended the Fall play?
What will you guess and what will you check?
What is the relationship between the number of students and the number of adults?
3(# of adults) − 150 = # of students
Use this information to set up your guess and check table.
Make sure your answers sum to 1778.