# SOLUTION: Can you please help with the question. If you drove 100 miles on 5 gallons of gas, how many miles can you drive on 12 gallons?

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 Question 126415: Can you please help with the question. If you drove 100 miles on 5 gallons of gas, how many miles can you drive on 12 gallons?Answer by chitra(359)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Given that 5 gallons of gas runs for 100 miles So therfore 12 gallons runs for -- miles 5 -----> 100 12 -------> x ? x = (12 * 100)/5 x = 12 * 20 x = 240 thus the solution.