Mathematics
OpenStudy (anonymous):

HELP! DUE TOMORROW! :( 8. A gallon of gas costs \$3.15. Your car goes twenty miles for every gallon. Each week you will drive to and from work five times, seven miles round trip. You will drive an extra twenty-five miles to the grocery store and for recreation each week. How much will you need to spend on gas in a month?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Does four weeks make a month in this case or is it 17+ days?

OpenStudy (ghostgate):

If four weeks is in a month then here is how I think you would do the problem: A gallon costs \$3.15 for 20 miles to drive. If it is 7 miles per trip from work and back 5 times a week that would be 35 miles each week, which if there are 4 weeks that would be 140 miles which would equal \$22.05 to pay for. But each week you would take 25 extra miles to go to the grocery store, which adds 100 extra miles which is \$15.75 extra. Which in total is \$37.80. I hope that helps!

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thank you! :)

OpenStudy (ghostgate):

No problem. Glad I could help. ;)

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