Adult tickets for a play cost $9 and child tickets cost $8. If there were 23 people at a performance and the theater collected $193 from ticket sales, how many children attended the play?
A = number of adults
C = number of children
Set up two equations.
A + C = 23
9A + 8C = 193
Solve the equations simultaneously to find A and C.
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