Problem: Isooctane (C8H18; d = 0.692 g/mL) is used as the fuel in a test of a new automobile drive train.The energy delivered to the automobile’s wheels at 65 mph is 5.5 x 10 4 kJ/h. Assuming all the energy is transferred as work to the wheels, how far (in km) can the vehicle travel on the 20.4 gal of fuel?

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Isooctane (C8H18; d = 0.692 g/mL) is used as the fuel in a test of a new automobile drive train.

The energy delivered to the automobile’s wheels at 65 mph is 5.5 x 10 4 kJ/h. Assuming all the energy is transferred as work to the wheels, how far (in km) can the vehicle travel on the 20.4 gal of fuel?

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