A circus performance was attended by 120 people who paid a total of $120. The men paid $5, the women paid $2 and the children paid 10c.
How many men, how many women and how many children went to the circus?

A circus performance was attended by 120 people who paid a total of $120. The men paid $5, the women paid $2 and the children paid 10c.
How many men, how many women and how many children went to the circus?

Solve simultaneously for all integer solutions that satisfy , and :

x + y + z = 120

5x + 2y + 0.1z = 120

Note that the number of children must be a multiple of 10 ......

Last edited by mr fantastic; March 1st 2008 at 02:51 AM.
Reason: Edited the last line ..... That's the only condition required.