# SOLUTION: please help me solve this word problem. Adult tickets for a play cost \$20 and child tickets cost \$16. If there were 27 people at a performance and the theater collected \$464 fr

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 Question 47632: please help me solve this word problem. Adult tickets for a play cost \$20 and child tickets cost \$16. If there were 27 people at a performance and the theater collected \$464 from ticket sales, how many adults and how many children attended the play?Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!adult tickets: a child tickets: c Combine: + = Plug: While eight adult tickets were sold, nineteen childeren's tickers were sold as well.