Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Test - Page 375: 2


Ans: = $\frac{20 Miles}{1Gallon}$

Work Step by Step

300 Miles on 15 Gallons. First Write the ratio and divide the common units: So, $\frac{300 Miles}{15 Gallons}$ Now find the lowest term $\frac{300 Miles}{15 Gallons} $ = $\frac{300\div15 Miles}{15\div15 Gallons}$ = $\frac{20 Miles}{1Gallon}$
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