Road Trip (Problem Solving)

Plan a cross-country road trip through various U.S. state capitals. First choose a vehicle to drive, and then fill up the tank with gas and go! Find the range and gas mileage of each vehicle, and discover the shortest path between two cities.

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  • Calculate the gas mileage of a car based on how far it goes and how many gallons of gas are used.
  • Collect data to compare the gas mileage and range of different cars.
  • Use a map to find a route from one city to another.
  • Plan a budget for a road trip.
  • budget, gas mileage, odometer, range