# A car can travel 476 miles on 14 gallons of gas. How do you write equation relating the distance d to the number of gallons g. How many gallons of gas does this car need to travel 578 miles?

##### 1 Answer

May 24, 2017

#### Explanation:

You are given that traveling

You can divide both sides by

That is,

This gives us a conversion factor which can be expressed in one of two ways:

Either

If you are given gallons, use the first one. If you are given miles, use the second one. You are given miles, so