# Stats

Suppose that you drive \$32,000 miles per year and gas averages \$2.50 per gallon.

What will you save in annual fuel expenses by owning a hybrid car averaging 50 miles per gallon rather than an SUV averaging 12 miles per gallon.

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1. 32,000 mi ( 1 gal/12 mi) = 2667 gal for SUV

32,000 mi (1 gal/50 mi) = 640 gal for hybrid

so use 2667-640 = 2027 gal less

so 2027 * \$2.50 = \$5067.50 savings

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posted by Damon

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