# How do you create linear equations to solve word problems?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 8, 2015

Lets take up a example

The admission fee at a small fair is $1.50 for children and $4.00 for adults. On a certain day, 2200 people enter the fair and $5050 is collected. How many children and how many adults attended?

number of adults: a

number of children: c

total number:

total income:

here we are doing the basic declaration

here we framing the equation to solve

finally we are numbers to get the final answer

There were 1500 children and 700 adults.