A tourist purchases a car in England and ships it home to the United States. The car sticker advertised that the car's fuel consumption was at the rate of 41 miles per gallon on the open road. The touristdoes not realize that the U.K. gallon differs from the U.S. gallon, as shown below.1 U.K. gallon1 U.S. gallon= 4.546 090 0 liters3.785 411 8 liters(a) For a trip of 500 miles (in the United States), how many gallons of fuel does the mistaken tourist believe she needs?gal(b) How many gallons does the car actually require?X gal

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A tourist purchases a car in England and ships it home to the United States. The car sticker advertised that the car's fuel consumption was at the rate of 41 miles per gallon on the open road. The tourist
does not realize that the U.K. gallon differs from the U.S. gallon, as shown below.
1 U.K. gallon
1 U.S. gallon
= 4.546 090 0 liters
3.785 411 8 liters
(a) For a trip of 500 miles (in the United States), how many gallons of fuel does the mistaken tourist believe she needs?
gal
(b) How many gallons does the car actually require?
X gal
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A tourist purchases a car in England and ships it home to the United States. The car sticker advertised that the car's fuel consumption was at the rate of 41 miles per gallon on the open road. The tourist does not realize that the U.K. gallon differs from the U.S. gallon, as shown below. 1 U.K. gallon 1 U.S. gallon = 4.546 090 0 liters 3.785 411 8 liters (a) For a trip of 500 miles (in the United States), how many gallons of fuel does the mistaken tourist believe she needs? gal (b) How many gallons does the car actually require? X gal

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