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# If a car can drive 25 miles on two gallons of gasoline, how many gall

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If a car can drive 25 miles on two gallons of gasoline, how many gallons will be needed for a trip of 150 miles?

(A) 3

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 10

(E) 12

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27 Feb 2018, 00:04
Bunuel wrote:
If a car can drive 25 miles on two gallons of gasoline, how many gallons will be needed for a trip of 150 miles?

(A) 3

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 10

(E) 12

Since the car needs 2 gallons of gasoline to drive 25 miles,

in order to drive $$150(6*25)$$miles, it would need $$6*2 = 12$$ gallons(Option E)
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27 Feb 2018, 10:10
total gallons required = $$\frac{{2 gallons }}{{25 miles }} * 125 miles$$

= 12 gallons

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27 Feb 2018, 23:27
Bunuel wrote:
If a car can drive 25 miles on two gallons of gasoline, how many gallons will be needed for a trip of 150 miles?

(A) 3

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 10

(E) 12

Imo E I will solve this question my table attached bellow:-
If you like my explanation then please provide me KUDOS THANKS IN ADVANCE
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