Posted by **betsy** on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 2:25pm.

There were 610 people at a play. The admission price was $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. The admission receipts were $1,250.00. How many adults and children attended?

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 3:10pm
a + c = 610, therefore c = 610 - a

3a + c = 1250

Substitute 610-a for c in second equation and solve for a. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for c. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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**sam**, Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 11:55am
290 children---- 290X 1.00= 290

320 adults ----- 320X 3.oo= 960

therefore 290+ 960= 1250

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