## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.5 Dividing Decimal Numbers - 4.5 Exercises: 37

#### Answer

$\approx 28.0$ miles/gallon

#### Work Step by Step

We see that Kim drove 344.1 miles on 12.3 gallons. To find out the number of miles driven per gallon, we divide (using a calculator): $344.1\div 12.3=^{calculator} 27.975 \approx 28.0$ miles/gallon (We round to the nearest tenth.)

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