The manager of a movie theatre wants to know the number of adults and children who go to the movies. The theatre charges $8.00 for each adult ticker and $4.00 for each child ticket. At a showing where 200 tickets were sold, the theatre collected $1,304.
A) Write a system of equations to represent this situation.
B) How many adult tickets and how many child tickets were sold?
C) If the operating costs totaled $946.00, what is the amount of profit or loss per ticket?

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let a = the number of adult tickets sold
let c = the number of children tickets sold

so we know there were 200 sold so.....
a + c = 200

What does our next equation have to do with? (the first one was about how many people attended)

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