# Problem #897

 897 A charity sells $140$ benefit tickets for a total of $\textdollar 2001$. Some tickets sell for full price (a whole dollar amount), and the rest sells for half price. How much money is raised by the full-price tickets? $\text{(A) }782\qquad \text{(B) }986\qquad \text{(C) }1158\qquad \text{(D) }1219\qquad \text{(E) }1449$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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