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A vehicle starts w/ a full tank of gasoline and travels 150 miles. While refilling the tank, the driver notes that the vehicle used (1/4) tank of gasoline in traveling the 150 miles. Assuming the vehicle averages 25 miles per gallon, approximately how many gallons of gasoline does the tank hold when full? Show your work.

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    The car goes 150 x 4 = 600 miles on a full tank. If it gets 25 mpg, the tank capacity is
    (max range, miles)/(mpg) = 600/25 = 24 gallons

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    thank you! i understand now

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