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    Car X averages 25.0 miles per gallon of gasoline and Car Y averages 11.9 miles per gallon. If each car is driven 12,000 miles, approximately how many more gallons of gasoline will Car Y use than Car X?

    A) 320
    B) 480
    C) 520
    D) 730
    E) 920

    OA: C

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    You've been posting large blocks of questions, but you haven't discussed any of YOUR attempt at solving them. Why did you get them wrong? What did you miss? What aspect of each question are you really interested in. It's a good bed that all of these questions have been discussed somewhere online already, so what specifically are you looking for when YOU post them?

    This question is ultimately about division. We're told how many miles per gallon each car averages and the distance that each car travels, so we can determine how many gallons of gas each car uses.

    Car X: 12,000/25 = 480 gallons

    Car Y 12,000/(about 12) = 1,000 gallons

    Approximate difference in gallons used = 1000 - 480 = 520

    Final Answer: C

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    Post Wed May 04, 2016 7:41 pm
    boomgoesthegmat wrote:
    Car X averages 25.0 miles per gallon of gasoline and Car Y averages 11.9 miles per gallon. If each car is driven 12,000 miles, approximately how many more gallons of gasoline will Car Y use than Car X?

    A) 320
    B) 480
    C) 520
    D) 730
    E) 920

    OA: C
    Average of Car X = 25.0 miles/gallon
    Average of Car Y = 11.9 miles/gallon

    Total distance driven by each = 12,000 miles.

    Fuel used by Car X = 12,000/25 = 480 gallons
    Fuel used by Car Y = 12000/11.9 = 1000 gallons approx.

    Difference between the fuel consumed = 1000 - 480 = 520 gallons.

    Correct Option: C

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    Hi boomgoesthegmat,

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