Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 2 - Measurement and Problem Solving - Exercises - Cumulative Problems - Page 53: 115


$767 miles$. Based on the rating the car can travel 767 miles on 76.5 L of gasoline.

Work Step by Step

Using the conversion factor between gallons and liters, the mileage of the car can be found in miles/L and the amount of gasoline in liters can be divided by the mileage to determine the number of miles the car can travel on that amount. $38 \frac{miles}{gallon} \times \frac{1 gallon}{3.78541 L} = 10.0385427 miles/L$ $76.5 Liters \times 10.0385427 \frac{miles}{Liter} = 767 miles$
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