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## On a certain hot summer’s day, 321 people used the public swimming pool. The daily prices are $1.50 for children and $2.25 for adults. The r

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On a certain hot summer’s day, 321 people used the public swimming pool. The daily prices are $1.50 for children and $2.25 for adults. The receipts for admission totaled $653.25. How many children and how many adults swam at the public pool that day?

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2021-07-31T19:57:26+00:00
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Answer:Children 92 and 229 Adults

Step-by-step explanation:1.5C + 2.25A = 653.25

C+A = 321

A = 321-C

Then

1.5C + 2.25(321-C) = 653.25

1.5C + 722.25 – 2.25C = 653.25

2.25C-1.5C = 722.25-653.25

0.75C = 69

C = 92

then

A = 321-92

A = 229