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The gas tank of a car holds 20 gallons of gas. A gallon of gas costs \$1.22. When the tank was filled it cost \$20. About what percent of the tank was filled?

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My goodness, this is an old problem! Gas at \$1.22 a gallon???

20/1.22 = 16.39 gallons

16/20 = 0.8 = 80%

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Thanks, I was confused on this problem!

And yes, that's what I thought when I read that gas was only \$1.22!

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