how much from Disneyland to Hollywood?

Grade level:  5th grades

Skills: Multiply fractions 

Related environmental issues: Energy

Area level: National, State, Regional, Household

40 mile

fraction m  13 1/4 gallons   3x 13 1/4 gallons

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  1. Show the amount of gasoline Parker family used in gallons and cups.
  2. Show the amount of gasoline Brown family used in gallons, quarts, and cups.
  3. Show the amount of gasoline Lewis family used in gallons and cups.
  4. Show the amount of gasoline Harris family used in gallons and quarts.
  5. Show the amount of gasoline Rogers family used in gallons and cups.

Source: Cars.com, Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: September 2015

Note) The five cars shown here are top 5 best-selling cars in September, 2015, in the United States.  The fuel economy (city/highway combined) of the 2016 Ram 1500 (4WD),  2016 Honda Accord (2.4 L, 4 cyl, Automatic), 2016 Chevrolet Silverado (K15 4WD), 2016 Ford F150 (3.5L 4WD GVWR), and 2016 Toyota Camry (2.5 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (S6)  is 22, 31, 19, 17, and 28, respectively.

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Answer keys

  1. 13 gallons 8 cups (1 pint = 2 cups)
  2. 9 gallons 2 quarts 2 cups (1 quart = 4 cups)
  3. 15 gallons 13 cups
  4. 17 gallons 2 quarts (1 quart = 2 pints)
  5. 10 gallons 10 cups

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