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250 people go to an amusement park. They buy t-shirts and baseball caps. Each t-shirt costs $8. Each cap costs $5. They spent $1700. How many each t-shirts and caps did they buy?

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    250 people, out of which t people bought t-shirts, and (250-t) bought caps.
    Form the following equation:
    8t+5(250-t)=1700

    Solve for t.

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