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Unformatted text preview: improves to 0.05 gallons/mile. The Civic gets 0.025 gallons/mile, which improves to 0.0125 gallons/mile. Fuel Consumption Summary The result is that the SUV owner saves more gas by upgrading than the Civic owner. Both drivers use half as much fuel as before, but since the Civic is using so little to begin with, the amount saved is small compared with what the SUV owner saves. (Of course, the most dramatic savings would occur if the SUV owner switched to fuel efficient vehicle.) SUV ( ) ( ) gal. 0.5 is savings gal 5 . mile 10 mile gal 05 . : hybrid gal . 1 mile 10 mile gal 10 . : al convention = = Civic ( ) ( ) gal. 0.125 is savings gal 125 . mile 10 mile gal 0125 . : hybrid gal 250 . mile 10 mile gal 0250 . : al convention = =...
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