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People going into movie theater. When a family with two adults and three children bought tickets for a movie, they paid a total of $27.75. The next family in line, with two children and three adults, paid $32.25 for the same movie. Find the adult and child ticket prices by writing a system of equations with two variables. Homework Help ✎

Define your variables, create a system of equations, and solve using elimination.

2a + 3c = 27.75

3a + 2c = 32.25

adults = 8.25