# Math

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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