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A-71.

Solve this problem by writing an equation. Write your answer with a complete sentence. Let the number of adults. Your equation should start with “

*as the only variable.*

The number of students attending the fall play was

Start by writing an expression that gives the number of students in terms of the number of adults who attended.

The total number of people who attended the play is all of the adults plus all of the students.

Be sure to answer the question that the problem asks.