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    Attendance at the Fireman's Ball has been declining. Each year, the number attending is 2/3 of the previous year's attendance and the cost of food is 3/4 that of the previous year.

    1) In what year will the attendance be less than 1/3 the original attendance?
    2) There was $1,200.00 worth of food the first year. What is the difference between the cost of the food in the 2nd and 3rd years?

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    1) the forth year
    (2/3)^(n-1) ...

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