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You are running a fuel economy study. one of the cars you find is blue. it can travel 35 1/2 miles on 1 1/4 of gasoline. Another car is red. It can travel 27 1/5 on 4/5 gallon of gasoline. What is the unit rate for miles per gallon for the blue car? what is for the red?

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  1. 35 1/2 divided by 1 1/4 then 27 1/5 divided by 4/5
    For the blue car the answer is 28.4.
    For the red car the answer is 34.

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  2. blue: 35.5 / 1.25 = 28.4 mpg

    red: 27.2 / 0.8 = 34 mpg

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