## Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.12 - Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions - Exercises - Page 72: 23

#### Answer

The car can get around $27.75$ miles per gallon.

#### Work Step by Step

Divide the total distance by the total capacity of the tank using long division. Adjust the divisor to $1712$ and the dividend to $47500$ to obtain:

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