U.S has 350 million population and 1/2 drive an average distance of 40 miles per day and the average mileage of the cars is 25 mpg. What is the estimated gasoline consumed in the next 30 years?

asked by @nicleym1 • 12 months ago • Physics • 5 pts
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1/2 US pop. is 175,000,000x40 miles/day=7,000,000,000 miles driven per day. 7e9miles/25 miles/gallon=280,000,000 gallons per dayx365 days in a year=1.022e11 gallons per year. Multiply by 30 years and we get roughly 3 trillion gallons of gasoline consumed...Wow!

answered by @juanv2 • 12 months ago