# Mr. Curtis paid $48.51 for 12.6 gallons of gas. What is the price of one gallon of gas?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 25, 2016

The price of one gallon of gas is

#### Explanation:

Let,

Here, ratio of the quantity of gas

Ratio of price of gas

The quantity of gas and its price are in direct proportion.

#:.# #12.6:1=48.51:x#

or,

By cross multiplication, we have

#12.6*x=48.51#

or,

or,