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==Problem==
 
==Problem==
Margie's car can go <math>32</math> miles on a gallon of gas, and gas currently costs &#036;<math>4</math> per gallon. How many miles can Margie drive on &#036;<math>20</math> worth of gas?
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Margie's car can go <math>32</math> miles on a gallon of gas, and gas currently costs &#036;<math>4</math> per gallon. How many miles can Margie drive on <math>\textdollar 20</math> worth of gas?
  
 
<math>\textbf{(A) }64\qquad\textbf{(B) }128\qquad\textbf{(C) }160\qquad\textbf{(D) }320\qquad \textbf{(E) }640</math>
 
<math>\textbf{(A) }64\qquad\textbf{(B) }128\qquad\textbf{(C) }160\qquad\textbf{(D) }320\qquad \textbf{(E) }640</math>
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==Solution==
 
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Margie can afford <math>20/4=5</math> gallons of gas. She can go <math>32\cdot5=\boxed{160}</math> miles on this amount of gas.
 
Margie can afford <math>20/4=5</math> gallons of gas. She can go <math>32\cdot5=\boxed{160}</math> miles on this amount of gas.

Revision as of 14:53, 28 November 2014

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 $32\cdot5=\boxed{160}$ miles on this amount of gas.

See Also

2014 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 4
Followed by
Problem 6
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