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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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    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

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    those are the answers!

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    b

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so its right?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    explain

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @welshfella is that right?

  7. welshfella
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    a + c = 17 5a + c = 65 - these equations fit the numbers 12 + 5 = 17 5*12 + 5 = 65

  8. welshfella
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    b

  9. anonymous
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    k

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    OH NOOO sorry its d because its 5 dollars for adult and 1 for child D is correct

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wow so you changed it? are you sure its right?

  12. welshfella
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    a is the number of adults and c = number of children

  13. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes I'm sure

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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