# There were 80 people at a play. Admission was 40$ for children and 60$ for adults. The receipts amounted to 3,800$. How many adults and children attended the play?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let

From the information provided, we can create the following equations:

Multiplying the first equation by

Subtracting the new equation from the second equation:

Plugging in