# SOLUTION: The total cost to rent costumes for the school play is \$180.00. Since the boys' costumes are more elaorate, they cost \$9.00 each, while the girls' costumes cost \$4.50 each. a. Wri

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 Question 348376: The total cost to rent costumes for the school play is \$180.00. Since the boys' costumes are more elaorate, they cost \$9.00 each, while the girls' costumes cost \$4.50 each. a. Write the equation that represents the scenario. Let x represent the cost of a boys' costume and y represent the cost of a girls' costume. b. Solve the equation for y.Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!9X+4.5Y=180 4.5Y=180-9X Y=(180-9X)/4.5 Y=40-2X Y=2(20-X) ANS.