Posted by **Lilly** on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:09pm.

If refreshments cost 45$ for 18 people, at the same rate, how much would refreshments cost for 26 people?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:11pm
Use this proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

45/18 = x/26

18x = 1170

x = $65

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**Lilly**, Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:14pm
Thanks Ms.sue, this is really helpful! :)

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:16pm
You're very welcome, Lilly.

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