ExplanationThis problem requires the knowledge that profit equals revenue minus cost. Memorize the formula: Profit = Revenue – Cost (or Profit = Revenue – Expenses), but you could just think about it logically—a business has to pay its expenses out of the money it makes: the rest is profit.

The cost each time a movie is shown is $1,750.

If the theater charges $6 per ticket and t is the number of tickets, the revenue is 6t.

In order for the profit to be $1 per ticket, the profit must be t dollars.

Plug these values into the equation Profit = Revenue – Cost:

\(t = 6t - 1,750\)

\(-5t = -1,750\)

\(t = 350\)

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