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4-103.

Solve this problem using Guess and Check. Write your solution in a sentence.

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?

$3(\text{# of adults}) − 150 = \text{# of students}$

Use this information to set up your guess and check table.

Make sure your answers sum to $1778$.