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    There are two cars. The sum of the average miles per gallon obtained by the two cards in a particular week is 60. The first car consumed 20 gallons during that week and the second car consumed 15 gallons, for a total of 1100 miles driven by the two cars combined. What was the average gas mileage obtained by each of the two cars in that week?

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    There are two cars. The sum of the average miles per gallon obtained by the two cards in a particular week is 60. The first car consumed 20 gallons during that week and the second car consumed 15 gallons, ...

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