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Homework Help: math

Posted by harry on Friday, January 1, 2010 at 1:35pm.

A school sells tickets for a show, (a) adult tickets and (c) child tickets.

1) each adult ticket costs $8 and each child ticket costs $5. the total takings are 2300.
Write an equation to represent this information.

2) solve algebraically the simultaneous equations to find the values of a and c.

i think the first one is 8a + 5c = 2300 but i'm not sure about the second one.

please help

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