Word Problem With Division of Two Decimals



What is the average number of miles per day Neville drove on a 1503.75-mile trip done in 7.5 days?

Solution

Step 1:

Distance of the trip 1503.75miles

Number of days = 7.5

Step 2:

Distance travelled per day = 1503.75 / 7.5 = 200.5 miles

Aaron's car travels 284.27 miles the highway on one full tank. If his fuel tank holds 10.85 gallons, then how far can he travel on one gallon of gas?

Solution

Step 1:

Distance travelled in 10.85 gallons = 284.27 miles

Step 2:

Distance travelled in one gallon = 284.27/10.85 = 26.2 miles



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