Posted by **topaz** on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 11:49pm.

Lucy drove 225 miles using 10 gallons of gas. At this rate, how many gallons of gas would she need to drive 279 miles?

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**bonjo**, Monday, June 10, 2013 at 12:02am
have you try using a ratio??

225miles : 10 gallons

279miles : x gallons

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**topaz**, Monday, June 10, 2013 at 12:07am
I have tried and am not sure if the answer is 12.4 gallons or 15.4 gallons. Would the ratio look like this

225/10 =279/x

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**Laura**, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 1:44pm
1665.0 or 1675.0 gallon Is this correct

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