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The metric ton of CO2 product per gallons of gas can be calculated with the following.

8.78 x 10-3 metric tons of CO2 are emitted per gallon of gas.

Let say the gallon of gas is 1288. Would the CO2 produced be around 11.3 tons? Thanks

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    Yes. The units for emission in this problem is tons/gallon. So if you multiply by gallons [ gallons *tons/gallons] you cancel out the gallons and are left with units in tons

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    If it was 1040 gallons it would be around 9.1 tons right? Thanks Ken

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