# MATH

mike car traveled 237 miles on 7 9/10 gallons of gas, how many miles per gallon did he achieve? i multiply 7 by 10 and add 9 which my equation 237/1 x 79/10 and then got stuck, please help

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1. You need to divide 237 by 7 9/10.

Unless your directions insist you figure this out with fractions, the easiest way is by using a decimal.

237 / 7.9 = 30 miles per gallon

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