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# sanjay´s car

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Sanjay´s car used 8 gallons of gasoline to travel 192 miles. On average , about how many miles per gallon did the car travel?

May 19, 2017

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all these problems can be setup as ratios. what is a ratio, a fraction.

the answer you want is miles per gallon. so the fraction will be

m

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g

input 192 for miles and 8 for gallons

192

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8

then solve the fraction. the top number goes in the box

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8|192

May 19, 2017
edited by Guest  May 19, 2017
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Simply divide the amount of miles traveled by the amount of gallons consumed.

$${192miles\over8gallons}=24mpg$$

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May 19, 2017