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A problem that is similar to the examples talked about are St Marks Community babraque served 250 dinners. A childs plate cost \$3.50 and an adults plate cost \$7.00. A total of \$1347.50 was collected . How many of each plate was served?

• algebra -

x = number of child's plates

x + y = 250
3.50x + 7.00y = 1347.50

solve these two equations together and solve for x and y

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2.50

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