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A 2005 Honda minivan can travel 240 miles in the city on 4 gallons of gas. Find the amount of gas required for 360 miles of city driving. (hint: use a proportion).

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Use direct proportion:

240 miles : 4 gallons
360 miles : x gallons

Cross multiply to get:
x=4*360/240 = 6 gallons

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