Posted by Anonymous on .
If you drive 253 miles on 11 1/2 gallons of gas, what is the simplified ratio of miles to gallons?

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Anonymous,
Multiply both sides by 2 to get rid of the 1/2. You should get 506 miles : 23 gallons.

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bobpursley,
253 miles/ 23/2 gallons = 506/23 mi/gal=
= 22 mpg