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What is the better buy: 5 bars of soap for \$2.29 or 4 bars for \$1.89?
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User: What is the better buy: 5 bars of soap for \$2.29 or 4 bars for \$1.89?

User: A truck can travel 232 miles on 14.5 gallons of gasoline. How many gallons would the truck need to travel 400 miles?

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A truck can travel 232 miles on 14.5 gallons of gasoline. The truck would need 25 gallons of gasoline to travel 400 miles.

232/14.5 = 400/x
232x = 14.5*400
232x=5800
x=5800/232
x = 25 gallons
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What is the better buy: 5 bars of soap for \$2.29 or 4 bars for \$.89?
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Updated 3/13/2018 2:05:18 PM
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The better buy is 4 bars for \$.89.

\$2.29/5 = \$0.46
\$.89/4 = \$0.22
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