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The admission fee to the Michigan State Fair is $6 for children and 4 dollars for adults. On the first day, 220 people entered the fair and $1250 was collected. How many children and how many adults attended the fair?

 Sep 10, 2020
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c = children tix                   value =   $ 6 c

a = adult tix = (220-c)         value = $ 4 (220-c)                 summed they equal 1250

 

6c              +           4 (220-c)          = 1250       solve for c          then    a = 220 - c   

 Sep 10, 2020

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