# SOLUTION: Sam recently drove a total of 700 miles on a business trip. if his car averaged35 miles per gallon of gasoline and gasoline cost \$1.25 per gallon, what was the cost in dollars of t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Average Question 194343: Sam recently drove a total of 700 miles on a business trip. if his car averaged35 miles per gallon of gasoline and gasoline cost \$1.25 per gallon, what was the cost in dollars of the gasoline for the trip?Answer by javeria13(7)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! 35* 20 is 700 ..so Sam basically needed 20 gallons of gasoline for his car for the whole teip. 1 gallon of gasoline costs = \$1.25 so all you have to do is multiply 20 by 1.25. 20*1.25= 25.. so the overall cost for this trip was \$25. hope this helps..