# SOLUTION: 1. A speed, found by dividing a distance measured in kilometers by a time measured in seconds. 2. You are given to pieces of information: (1) the price of gas in dollars per g

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 Question 260096: 1. A speed, found by dividing a distance measured in kilometers by a time measured in seconds. 2. You are given to pieces of information: (1) the price of gas in dollars per gallon and (2)the gas mileage of a car in miles per gallon. You are asked to find the cost of driving this car per mile. You should a. divide the price of gas by the car's mileage b. multipy the price of gas by the car's gas mileage c. divide the car's gas mileage by the price of gas Answer by stanbon(57348)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1. A speed, found by dividing a distance measured in kilometers by a time measured in seconds. True: rate = distance/time 30 mph = 60 miles/2 hours ================================ 2. You are given two pieces of information: (1) the price of gas in dollars per gallon and (2)the gas mileage of a car in miles per gallon. You are asked to find the cost of driving this car per mile. You should a. divide the price of gas by the car's mileage b. multipy the price of gas by the car's gas mileage c. divide the car's gas mileage by the price of gas === Answer: a ================== [2.25 dollars/gallon]/[30 miles/gallon] = 0.075 (dollars/mile) =================================== Cheers, Stan H.