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The officers of a high school senior class are planning to rent buses and vans for a class trip. Each bus can

transport 81 ​students, requires 3 ​chaperones, and costs ​$1,100 to rent. Each van can transport 9 ​students, requires 1​ chaperone, and costs ​$90 to rent. Since there are 729 students in the senior class that may be eligible to go on the​ trip, the officers must plan to accommodate at least 729 students. Since only 45 parents have volunteered to serve as​ chaperones, the officers must plan to use at most 45 chaperones. How many vehicles of each type should the officers rent in order to minimize the transportation​ costs? What are the minimal transportation​ costs?


The officers should rent__? buses and __? vans to minimize the transportation costs.


The minimal transportation costs are ​$__?

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