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The admission fee at a carnival fair is $4.50 for childrenand $8.00 for adults. One day, 2200 people attended the fair
and $5050 was collected. How many children and how many adults attended?

 Aug 4, 2020
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a =  #adults                        revenue = 8a

c = #children = 2200-a       revenue = 4.5(2200-a)                  summed, the revenues add to 5050

 

8a        +      4.5(2200-a)               =    5050        solve for a, the # of adult tix   then c = 2200-a

 Aug 4, 2020

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