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− | A movie theatre has eleven rows of seats. The rows are numbered from 1 to 11. Odd-numbered rows have 15 seats and even-numbered rows have 16 seats. How many seats are there in the theatre? | + | A movie theatre has eleven rows of seats. The rows are numbered from <math>1</math> to <math>11</math>. Odd-numbered rows have <math>15</math> seats and even-numbered rows have <math>16</math> seats. How many seats are there in the theatre? |

<math>\text{(A)}\ 176 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 186 \qquad \text{(C)}\ 165 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 170 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 171</math> | <math>\text{(A)}\ 176 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 186 \qquad \text{(C)}\ 165 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 170 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 171</math> |

## Revision as of 15:58, 22 October 2014

## Problem

A movie theatre has eleven rows of seats. The rows are numbered from to . Odd-numbered rows have seats and even-numbered rows have seats. How many seats are there in the theatre?

## Solution

There are six odd-numbered rows (rows ). These rows have seats in total. There are five even-numbered rows (rows ). These rows have seats in total. Therefore, there are seats in total in the theatre. The answer is .