Math

posted by .

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.

  • Math -

    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

  • Math -

    thank you! i understand now

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    Henry's bus can go just 12 miles on a gallon of gasoline. When he started his vacation, the gas tank of the bus was 5/6 full. Later when Henry had driven 336 miles, the gauge showed that the tank was still 3/5 full. If his "low on …
  2. Math

    Vehicle A averages 14 miles per gallon of gasoline, and Vehicle B averages 36 miles per gallon of gasoline. At these rates, how many more gallons of gasoline does Vehicle A need than Vehicle B to make a 1,008-mile trip?
  3. math

    vehicle a averges 14 miles per gallon of gasoline and vehicle b averges 36 miles per gallon of gasoline at these rates how many more gallons of gasoline does vehicle a need then vehicle b to make a 1008-mile trip
  4. Physics Help!

    An automobile fuel tank is filled to the brim with 45.3 liters (12.1 gallon) of gasoline at 14.5 degrees C. Immediately afterward, the vehicle is parked in the Sun, where the temperature is 34.5 degrees C. How much gasoline (in Liter) …
  5. algebra 1

    The Ricco family filled the gasoline tank of their car at the beginning of a long trip. Their car used gasoline at the rate of 1 gallon every 21 miles. When they stopped for lunch, they had driven 315 miles, and there were 9 gallons …
  6. algebra 1

    The Zepeda family filled the gasoline tank of their minivan at the beginning of a long trip. The relationship between the number of miles driven and the number of gallons remaining in the tank can be modeled with a linear function. …
  7. Chemistry 101

    The mileage for a motorcycle with a fuel tank capacity of 22 liters is 35 miles per gallon. The density of gasoline is 0.74 g/cm^3.(dimensional analysis problem) a). How long a trip, in KM can be made on a full tank of gasoline?
  8. algebra 1

    The Olivares family forgot to fill up the gasoline tank of their minivan at the beginning of a long trip. After driving 120 miles, there were 10 gallons remaining in the tank. If their car used fuel at the rate of 1 gallon every 20 …
  9. Algebra 1

    A salesman starts a trip with 15 gallons of gasoline in his tank. After traveling 220 miles he has 10 gallons of gasoline in his tank. Model this relationship with a linear equation relating the number of miles you can travel to the …
  10. Algebra

    A salesman starts a trip with 15 gallons of gasoline in his tank. After traveling 220 miles he has 10 gallons of gasoline in his tank. Model this relationship with a linear equation relating the number of miles you can travel to the …

More Similar Questions