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Thompson Family Trip Four members of the Thompson family took a trip from Atlanta, Georgia to Orlando Florida, a distance of 430 miles. It took them 7 hours and 15 minutes to make the trip. The car required 26 gallons of gasoline at $2.35 per gallon. They spent $41.84 for food. What was the average cost per mile based on the total expenses of gas and food for this trip?

For full credit, you MUST do the following: 1. Show OR describe each step of your work, even if you did it in your head (“mental math”) or used a calculator AND 2. Write an explanation stating the mathematical reason(s) why you chose each of your steps.

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Thompson Family Trip Four members of the Thompson family took a trip from Atlanta, Georgia to Orlando Florida, a distance of 430 miles. It took them 7 hours and 15 minutes to make the trip. The car required 26 gallons of gasoline at $2.35 per gallon. They spent $41.84 for food. What was the average cost per mile based on the total expenses of gas and food for this trip?

For full credit, you MUST do the following: 1. Show OR describe each step of your work, even if you did it in your head (“mental math”) or used a calculator AND 2. Write an explanation stating the mathematical reason(s) why you chose each of your steps.


				
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