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Cindy is selling tickets. The first day she sold 8 adult tickets and 5 child tickets for a total for $180.50 in sales. The second day she received $261 for 12 adult tickets and 5 child tickets. What is the price of an adult ticket? What is the price of a child ticket?
Write two algebraic expression and solve using the elimination method, substitution method, or graphical method.

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  2. $X = cost of an adult ticket.
    $Y = cost of a child's ticket.

    Eq1: 8x + 5y = 180.50.
    Eq2: 12x + 5y = 261.

    Subtract Eq2 from Eq1 and solve for X.
    -4x = -80.5,
    X = 20.125.
    In Eq2, replace X with 20.125 and solve for Y.

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