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Posted by **tayler** on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 10:39pm.

Joeys father stops at the gas station to buy gas. The car has a 16 gallon tank, and the feul gauge says there are 3-4 of a tank of gas. If joeys dad buys 6 gallons of gas, what fraction of the tank will the carīs feul gauge read??

thanks,

tayler

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**drwls**, Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 8:26amThe gas gauge is not accurate. If it was reading 3/4 full, there should have been 12 gallons in the car, and it could not have held 6 more. Many cars are like that. When they say 1/2 to 3/4 full, there is really less than that amount available, but then they say E, there is usually one or two gallons still available.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 5:48pmwhat?

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