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A movie theater charges $6 for an adult and $3 for a child. if the total amount was 1428 and there were 56 more children than adults - then how many children attended?

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    Is 1428 attendance or amount of money taken in?

    If money:

    Let x = children, then x - 56 = adults

    3x + 6(x-56) = 1428

    Calculate for x.

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    X=165

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