anonymous
  • anonymous
A zoo train ride costs $5 per adult and $1 per child. On a certain day, the total number of adults (a) and children (c) who took the ride was 17, and the total money collected was $65. What was the number of children and the number of adults who took the train ride that day, and which pair of equations can be solved to find the numbers?
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  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
A. 5 childrenand 12 adults Equation 1: a + c = 17 Equation 2: 5a – c = 65 B. 12 childrenand 5 adults Equation 1: a + c = 17 Equation 2: 5a + c = 65 C. 12 childrenand 5 adults Equation 1: a + c = 17 Equation 2: 5a – c = 65 D. 5 childrenand 12 adults Equation 1: a + c = 17 Equation 2: 5a + c = 65
anonymous
  • anonymous
those are the answers!
anonymous
  • anonymous
b

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so its right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
explain
anonymous
  • anonymous
@welshfella is that right?
welshfella
  • welshfella
a + c = 17 5a + c = 65 - these equations fit the numbers 12 + 5 = 17 5*12 + 5 = 65
welshfella
  • welshfella
b
anonymous
  • anonymous
k
welshfella
  • welshfella
OH NOOO sorry its d because its 5 dollars for adult and 1 for child D is correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
wow so you changed it? are you sure its right?
welshfella
  • welshfella
a is the number of adults and c = number of children
welshfella
  • welshfella
yes I'm sure
anonymous
  • anonymous
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