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


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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?

Options

A) 420km

B) 405km

C) 210km

D) 200km

The correct answer is D.

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


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  • 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

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