# math

posted by
**jess** on
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gasoline consumption problem suppose that the gas tank of a car holds 12 gallons and that the car uses 1/ 20 of a gallon per mile .let x be the nuber of miles the car has gone since the tank was filled?

car holds 12 gallons

1/20 gallon/mile

12*20 = 240 miles possible

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