Combining expressions

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Debbie is selling tickets for a spaghetti dinner night. Adult tickets, a, are $10 and children tickets, c, are $5. Sixty percent of the total tickets sold will be given to a local charity. Write a simplified expression to represent how much money will go to the charity.

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    Proceeds = 10a + 5c

    amount going to charity
    = (6/10)(10a + 5c)
    = 6a + 3c

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