Shannon and three friends are driving 2000miles to California.The car consumes 3 gallons of gas per 75 miles,and gas costs $2.00 per gallon.If Shannon and her friends want to split the cost of gas evenly,how much should they each pay

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  1. (2000/75) * 3 * $2 = ?

    ?/4 = ??

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  2. If 3 gallons take you 75 miles
    x gallons will take you 2000 miles

    ratio setup:
    3/x = 75/2000
    75x = 6000
    x = 80

    total cost = 2x = ....

    each equal share = 2x/3 = ....

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  3. For equal share, divide by 4 persons.

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