This is similar to Problem 8 from your Section 2.7 worksheet.

Tom Bombadil is organizing a holiday party for his friends. The local caterer, Old Forest Catering, informs him that the standard holiday party package costs $ per person plus a $ setup fee. Write a linear equation that represents the cost in collards, , for catering the party if people attend.

If of Tom's friends attend, what will be the total cost in dollars to cater the party?

It will cost dollars.