Math trip across the usa

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Math trip across the usa

  1. 1. My Usa Trip <ul><li>By Katie Bertolino </li></ul>
  2. 2. What will I drive? <ul><li>I will be driving a Ford Freestyle. </li></ul><ul><li>It averages 20 miles per gallon. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Much/Price <ul><li>I am figuring that I will travel about 11,630 miles. </li></ul><ul><li>The average price of regular unlead is $1.70. </li></ul><ul><li>I believe that it will cost me about 990 dollars to drive all the way to Washington D.C. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Variables <ul><li>If gas goes up $5 a gallon, to $6.70 a/gallon, driving this trip would cost about $3900. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Driving Time <ul><li>If I drive 60 mph for the entire trip, it would take me, 193.8 hours, or about 8 days. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What if I fly? <ul><li>I will only be flying distances that are greater than 300 miles. The other miles will be driven by a rental car. </li></ul><ul><li>Some places that I will be going are not near an airport, so even if they are distances greater than 300 miles, I will still drive. </li></ul>
  7. 7. FLIGHTS & CARS <ul><li>It will cost a grand total of $3055 to fly. </li></ul><ul><li>The rental cars will cost a grand total of $3450 to drive. </li></ul><ul><li>GRAND TOTAL: $6505.00 </li></ul>
  8. 8. GAS & MEALS <ul><li>Gas will cost me about $365. </li></ul><ul><li>I am estimating that meals will cost me $300. </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels will cost about $1500. </li></ul><ul><li>GRAND TOTAL (for flying and driving): $8670 . </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Hypothesis <ul><li>It is CHEAPER to drive the whole way versus flying and driving. </li></ul>

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