# math

A charity fund-raiser consisted of a spaghetti dinner where a total of 387 people were fed. They charged \$6.80 for adults and children were half price. If they took in \$2444.60, find out how many adults and how many children attended the dinner. I have no idea how to solve this problem. I would appreciated any help I can get.

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1. n = number of adults
387 - n = number of children
3.40(387 - n) = value of children

6.80n + 3.40(387 - n) = 2444.60

Solve for n = number of adults
387 - n = number of children

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