## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.2 Rates - 5.2 Exercises: 15

#### Answer

338.6, $\frac{20.9 miles}{1 gallon}$

#### Work Step by Step

Start Reading =28, 058.1 End Reading = 28, 396.7 Miles Travelled = End Reading – Start Reading = 28, 396.7 - 28, 058.1 = 338.6 338.6 miles 16.2 gallons $\frac{338.6 miles}{16.2 gallons}$= $\frac{20.90 miles}{1 gallon}$ =$\frac{20.9 miles}{1 gallon}$

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