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29. (a) Dividing 750 miles by the expected “40 miles per gallon” leads the tourist to believe that the car should need 18.8 gallons (in the U.S.) for the trip. (b) Dividing the two numbers given (to high precision) in the problem (and rounding off)
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Unformatted text preview: gives the conversion between U.K. and U.S. gallons. The U.K. gallon is larger than the U.S gallon by a factor of 1.2. Applying this to the result of part (a), we find the answer for part (b) is 22.5 gallons....
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