J. Miller and Company Blog

August 1, 2008

August Gameshow-win a Starbucks Card!

Win a $10 Starbucks card – provide the algebraic formula which answers the following question:

At the rental car counter, the agent asked if I’d like to ‘upgrade’ to a car with better gas mileage for an additional $6/day. Car A got 18 mpg, Car B got 24. Gas cost at that time $4.50/gallon. I said yes without thinking. (Has this ever happened to you?)

How many miles do I have to drive to breakeven on this ‘upgrade’?

Be one of the first 5 people to provide the FORMULA, not just the answer, and I’ll send you a $10 Starbucks card!

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