Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 1 - Problem Solving and Critical Thinking - 1.3 Problem Solving - Exercise Set 1.3: 12

Answer

$510$ gallons

Work Step by Step

At the beginning of the year, the odometer read $25,124$ miles. At the end of the year, the odometer read $37,364$ miles. The car averaged $24$ miles per gallon. The car traveled $ 37,364-25,124=12,240$ miles. This means that the car used $12,240\div24=510$ gallons of gasoline.
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