a owner is designing a new restaurant. The first layout has 23 tables and 18 booths seating a total of 136 people. The second 17 tables and 18 booths seating 124 people. Every table seats __ people and every booth seats __ people?

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The difference in seating is 12=136-124, and this corresponds to a difference of 6 tables (23-17). Therefore each table seats 12/6=2 people.

Therefore 17 tables seat 34 people. So the 18 booths seat 124-34=90 people. Each booth seats 90/18=5 people.

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