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Lisa's car get 22 miles per gallon of gasoline. How many miles can she drive on 24 gallon of gas?

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to get this, we just use ratio and proportion:
let x = miles travelled with 24 gallons

22 miles : 1 gallon = x miles : 24 gallons
therefore,
22/1 = x/24
x = 22*24
x = 528 miles

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