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429 people attended a play. The admission was $1 for adults and $0.75 for kids. The receipts from the play totaled $372.50. How many adults and how many kids went to the play?

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    a+k=429
    1.00a + 0.75k = 372.5

    429-k + .75k = 372.5
    .25k = 56.5
    k = 226
    so,
    a=203

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