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Word problems on fluid ounces

A chain saw requires a mixture of engine oil and gasoline. According to the directions on the bottle, 2.8 fluid ounces of oil are required for 1 gallon of gasoline. For 2.93 gallons, how many fluid ounces of oil are required?

( ) fluid ounces?

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Let g be the number of gallons of gasoline and let n be the ...

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