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Adult tickets for a play cost $19 and child tickets cost $10. If there were 35 people at a performance and the theatre collected $476 from ticket sales, how many adults attended the play

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    Two equations, two unknowns.
    A = adult tickets sold
    C = child tickets sold

    A + C = 35
    19A + 10 C = 476

    Solve

    10A + 10C = 350
    9A = 126
    A = ?

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