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# A car uses one litre of petrol for every 14km. If one litre of petrol cost ₦63...

### Question

A car uses one litre of petrol for every 14km. If one litre of petrol cost ₦63.00, how far can the car go with ₦900.00 worth of petrol?

A) 420km

B) 405km

C) 210km

D) 200km

### Explanation:

Since 1 litre cost ₦63
So ₦900 is the cost of $$\frac{900}{63}$$ litres
= 14.2857litres of petrol
The car uses 1 litre for 14km
So 14.2857 litres will be used for (14.2857 x 14)
= 200km

## Dicussion (1)

• Since 1 litre cost ₦63
So ₦900 is the cost of $$\frac{900}{63}$$ litres
= 14.2857litres of petrol
The car uses 1 litre for 14km
So 14.2857 litres will be used for (14.2857 x 14)
= 200km