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How many miles can a car travel on 15 gallons of gas if it travels 28 miles on 1 gallon of gas?
43 miles
270 miles
495 miles
420 miles
can someone help me understand how to do this problem i dont know how, after can you check my work?

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  1. You have two numbers. Do you think you should
    add?
    subtract?
    multiply?
    divide?

    What answer do you get?

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  2. add right? and you get 43 right?

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  3. Think about it. The car goes 28 miles on one gallon. So it must go twice that on two gallons. That's 56 gallons on 2 gallons of gas.

    Try again.

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  4. so you multiply and get 420. If not im confused

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  5. You're not confused. 420 miles is correct.

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  6. Thank you for helping me. I made a 100%😇😇😇

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  7. Yay!!!
    You're welcome.

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  8. So like im homeschool and im doing my work right now that is why i asked this question

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