Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.2 Rates - 5.2 Exercises - Page 343: 16

Answer

307.8 , $\frac{23.1 miles}{1 gallon}$

Work Step by Step

Start Reading = 28, 396.7 End Reading = 28, 704.5 Miles Travelled = End Reading – Start Reading = 28, 704.5 - 28, 396.7 = 307.8 307.8 miles 13.3 gallons $\frac{307.8 miles}{13.3 gallons}$= $\frac{23.14 miles}{1 gallon}$ = $\frac{23.1 miles}{1 gallon}$
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