In France, a liter of gasoline costs 1.3 Euros. An American is at a gas station in France and wants to know how many gallons of gasoline she can buy with her 41 Euros. Knowing that one liter is close to a quart and that there are 4 quarts in a gallon she reasons that she can buy about […] gallons of gasoline.

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1. 2
2. 5
3. 8
4. 12
asked Dec 10, 2012 in Physics by PureLife ~Expert~ (413 points)
    

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Choice 3, 8.

Solve by converting units:

41 Euros * (1 liter / 1.3 Euros) * (1 quart/ 1 liter) * (1 gallon / 4 quarts) = 30/4  

so roughly 8 gallons.

answered Dec 10, 2012 by Luffy ~Expert~ (977 points)
selected Dec 10, 2012 by PureLife

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