Fuel Consumption |
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No, the 747 doesn't use 545.2 gallons of fuel to fly from Dallas to Atlanta. You might have converted the time incorrectly. 1 hour 45 minutes isn't the same as 1.45 hours. To convert from hours and minutes into hours: | ||

1. We convert the time into minutes.
2. We divide by 60 min/hr, which is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal. 3. The minutes units cancel, and we're left with a decimal number. |