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Lucy drove 225 miles using 10 gallons of gas. At this rate, how many gallons of gas would she need to drive 279 miles?

  • algebra -

    have you try using a ratio??

    225miles : 10 gallons

    279miles : x gallons

  • algebra -

    I have tried and am not sure if the answer is 12.4 gallons or 15.4 gallons. Would the ratio look like this
    225/10 =279/x

  • algebra -

    1665.0 or 1675.0 gallon Is this correct

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