What will be the cost of gasoline for a 4,700-mile automobile trip if the car gets 41 miles per gallon, and the average price of gas is $2.7

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What will be the cost of gasoline for a 4,700-mile automobile trip if the car gets 41 miles per gallon, and the average price of gas is $2.79 per gallon?

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Kennedy 3 months 2022-02-06T15:31:20+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2022-02-06T15:32:37+00:00

    Find the gallons needed by dividing total miles by miles per gallon:

    4700/41 = 114.634 gallons

    Multiply the gallons needed by price per gallon:

    114.634 x 2.79 = $319.83 Total

    Round the answer as needed.

    If gallons were rounded to 115 gallons total cost would be $320.85

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    2022-02-06T15:32:38+00:00
    • Answer:

    $ 320

    • Step-by-step explanation:

    41 miles ………… 1 gallon

    4700 miles …….x gallon

    x = 4700×1/41 = 114.63 gallons

    114.63 gallons×$2.79 ≈  $ 320

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