Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Addition and Subtraction of Fractions - Exercise: 53

Answer

1$\frac{1}{2}$ gal

Work Step by Step

Let pilot flies to an island off the coast of North Carolina uses 25$\frac{1}{4}$ gal of fuel, it use 23$\frac{3}{4}$ gal of fuel in return trip. Therefore difference in the fuel used= 25$\frac{1}{4}$ gal - 23$\frac{3}{4}$ gal = $\frac{101}{4}$ - $\frac{95}{4}$ =$\frac{6}{4}$ =$\frac{3}{2}$ =1$\frac{1}{2}$ gal
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