2014 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 5

Problem

Margie's car can go $32$ miles on a gallon of gas, and gas currently costs $$4$ per gallon. How many miles can Margie drive on $\textdollar 20$ worth of gas?

$\textbf{(A) }64\qquad\textbf{(B) }128\qquad\textbf{(C) }160\qquad\textbf{(D) }320\qquad \textbf{(E) }640$

Solution

Margie can afford $20/4=5$ gallons of gas. She can go $32\cdot5=\boxed{\textbf{(C)}~160}$ miles on this amount of gas.

See Also

2014 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 4
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Problem 6
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