SOLUTION: The Cobb family decided to go roller skating for their reunion. There were a total of 44 people there and all went roller skating. If an adult admission was \$5.00 and a child's adm

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Polynomials-and-rational-expressions -> SOLUTION: The Cobb family decided to go roller skating for their reunion. There were a total of 44 people there and all went roller skating. If an adult admission was \$5.00 and a child's adm      Log On

 Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Algebra: Polynomials, rational expressions and equations Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 360103: The Cobb family decided to go roller skating for their reunion. There were a total of 44 people there and all went roller skating. If an adult admission was \$5.00 and a child's admission was \$3.00 and they paid a total of \$168.00, how many children were at the reunion? thank youAnswer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The Cobb family decided to go roller skating for their reunion. There were a total of 44 people there and all went roller skating. If an adult admission was \$5.00 and a child's admission was \$3.00 and they paid a total of \$168.00, how many children were at the reunion? thank you ... let adults be x children be y ... x+y = 44 5x+3y=168 ... multiply first equation 1 by -5 -5x-5y=-220 add it to equation 2 -2y=-52 y=26 children ... m.ananth@hotmail.ca