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A coach buys a uniform and a basketball for each of the 15 players on the team. Each basketball costs $9. The coach spends a total of $420 for uniforms and basketballs.

Enter the cost, in dollars, of 1 uniform

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  1. (420 / 15) - 9

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  2. Okay so if we're looking for the cost of ONE uniform, we have to figure out the amount of money did NOT go to the uniforms.
    If each player gets a basketball at $9 each... $9 x 15 players = $135 on basketballs.
    $420 total - $135 basketballs = $285 all uniforms
    Since we only need one uniform, we divide the remaining balance by the number of players:
    $285 / 15 players = $19 per uniform

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