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Modeling Fuel Efficiency: MPG or GPHM?

Kevin G. Bartkovich 

August 2013, Volume 107, Issue 1, Page 20

Abstract:
The EPA’s switch in rating fuel efficiency from miles per gallon to gallons per hundred miles with the 2013 model-year cars leads to interesting and relevant mathematics with real-world connections.

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Appendix to Modeling Fuel Efficiency: Calculating the CAFE Standard (PDF)
Modeling Fuel Efficiency: Customizable Figure 1 Problem Set (Word)

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