# Really simple conversion problem?

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You and your friends are organizing a trip to Europe. Your plan is to rent a car and drive through the major European capitals. By consulting a map you estimate that you will cover a total distance of 5000 km.

You select a rental package that includes a car with an average consumption of 6.0 liters of fuel per 100 km. In Europe the average fuel cost is 1.063 euros / liter.

How many gallons of fuel would the rental car consume per mile?

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(Express your answer numerically in gallons per mile to three significant figures.)

1 km = 0.6214 mile

1 gallon = 3.785 liters

• 22.71 Gallons per 100km

50*100kms in 5000km

Total Fuel = 22.71×50=1135.5

To 3 Sig Figures = 1140

I think thats right

• 6.0 liters per 100 km

6.0 liters per 62.14 miles (if 1 km = 0.6214 mile then 100km = 62.14 mile by multiplying both by 100)

(Divide both by 62.14) 0.09655 liters per 1 mile

0.09655 divided by 3.785 (to convert from liters to gallons)

0.0255 gallons per mile.