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A-43.

Write an equation that represents the following situation. Let x = the number of adults. Your equation should start with “1220 =” and use x as the only variable. You do not need to solve the equation.

The number of students attending the fall play was 150 more than the number of adults attending. A total of 1220 people attended the play. How many students attended the play? Homework Help ✎

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

x + 150

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.

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