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Selena2345
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The capacity of the gas tank in Jennifer"s car is x gallons. She can drive 28 miles for each gallon of gas in the tank. Jennifer filled the tank completely and drove 98 miles. She then stopped and added 2 more gallons of gas. Part A: How many gallons of gas did Jennifer use to drive 98 miles ? Part B: Write an equation to find how far Jennifer could drive with the gas in her gas tank. Part C: Use the equation from Part B to find how far Jennifer could drive if her gas tank has a capacity of 18.5 gallons.
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Selena2345 Group Title
The capacity of the gas tank in Jennifer"s car is x gallons. She can drive 28 miles for each gallon of gas in the tank. Jennifer filled the tank completely and drove 98 miles. She then stopped and added 2 more gallons of gas. Part A: How many gallons of gas did Jennifer use to drive 98 miles ? Part B: Write an equation to find how far Jennifer could drive with the gas in her gas tank. Part C: Use the equation from Part B to find how far Jennifer could drive if her gas tank has a capacity of 18.5 gallons.
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well for a, divide 98 by 28
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
98/28=3.5
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so a is 3.5 gallons
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what about part b and part c
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y = 28(x  1.5)
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you know how i got that?
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what about part c
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so x is the tank's capacity. and we know she only used 3.5 gallons. so x  3.5. but then she added 2 gallons. so x  3.5 + 2 which simplified is x  1.5. and she can get 28 miles per gallon, so we multiply that by 28
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AriPotta Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
with part c you just substitute x with 18.5
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