Marvetta B.

asked • 03/23/14

To travel a fixed distance, the number of gallons N of gasoline needed is inversely proportional to the mile-per-gallon rating P of the car.

A car that gets 8 mile per gallon needs 6 gallons to travel the distance.
a) an equations of variation is N=
b) A car that's gets 6mpg needs_ gallons of gasoline

1 Expert Answer


Nathaniel G. answered • 03/23/14

New to Wyzant

Math, English, and Physics

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.


Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.