Posted by John on Friday, April 17, 2009 at 3:58pm.
The Honda Civic Hybrid vehicle, powered by gasolineelectric technology, gets 49 miles per gallon in city driving and 51 miles per gallon in highway driving. The car is driven 447 miles on 9 gallon of gasoline. How many miles were driven in the city and how many were driven on the highway?

Math  Michael, Friday, April 17, 2009 at 4:21pm
49 miles/gal = city rate
51 miles/gal = highway rate
447 miles/9 gal is how much you drove...
(city mileage)/(city rate) + (highway mileage)/(highway rate) = 9 gal.
Set up a problem with variables or use a guessandcheck approach.

Math  donnie, Friday, April 17, 2009 at 4:45pm
153 miles highway and 294 miles city.
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