A car traveled at a constant speed for 4 hours and covered 144.6 miles. It used 12 gallons of gas to travel this distance. How far did the car go in 1 hour? How far did the car travel on 1 gallon of gas?

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  1. 144.6/4 = miles per hour

    144.6/12 = miles per gallon

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  2. Needs a modern fuel efficient car, or a newer text book :)

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  3. mmmh,
    if it took him 4 hrs to 144.6 miles
    then in 1 hr he went 144.6/4 or ...... miles

    if 12 gallons took him 144.6 miles
    then 1 gallon took him 144.6/12 or .... miles

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