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December 21, 2014

Posted by **Haley** on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 1:43pm.

United States every day. If 8,882 thousand barrels (bbl) of motor fuel is consumed each day, how much gasoline is consumed each day in the United States? Round to the nearest barrel. I need help setting up and solving this word problem.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 1:49pm0.85 * 8,882,000 = ?

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**Haley**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 1:58pmMr. Sue, is the correct answer 7550 barrels?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 2:10pmThat's not the answer I got. Remember, you started with 8,882,000 barrels.

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**Haley**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 2:51pmMrs. I recalculated is the answer 7,549,700

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**Kimberly**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 3:27pm7,549,700 is the correct answer

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