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A college student drove his compact car 120 miles home for the weekend

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A college student drove his compact car 120 miles home for the weekend and averaged 30 miles per gallon. On the return trip the student drove his parents' SUV and averaged only 20 miles per gallon. What was the average gas mileage, in miles per gallon, for the round trip?

(A) 22
(B) 24
(C) 25
(D) 26
(E) 28

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New post 26 Mar 2019, 06:28
Total distance = 120*2= 240 Km
Total gallons used = 4+6 = 10
Average mileage is 24.

Or average gallons used is 5 per trip and 120/5 = 24 miles per gallon

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A college student drove his compact car 120 miles home for the weekend and averaged 30 miles per gallon. On the return trip the student drove his parents' SUV and averaged only 20 miles per gallon. What was the average gas mileage, in miles per gallon, for the round trip?

(A) 22
(B) 24
(C) 25
(D) 26
(E) 28


onward milegae 120/30 ; 4 gallon
and retrun 120/20; 6 gallon
total distance = 240
total fuel = 10 gallon
avg 240/10 ; 24
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