Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.2 Rates - 5.2 Exercises: 14

Answer

$\frac{22.4 miles}{1 gallon}$ (rounded)

Work Step by Step

Start Reading =27, 758.2 End Reading = 28, 058.1 Miles Travelled = End Reading – Start Reading = 28, 058.1 - 27, 758.2 = 299.9 299.9 miles 13.4 gallons $\frac{299.9 miles}{13.4 gallons}$= $\frac{22.38 miles}{1 gallon}$ = $\frac{22.4 miles}{1 gallon}$ (rounded)
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