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TEST DRIVE a car

Sarah wants to buy a new car and is deciding between two models. She has convinced both car dealerships to allow her to test drive each car for 4 hours as long as she returns with a full tank of gas. In order to test the performance of both vehicles, she kept track of her velocity during her test drive every half hour. The results of her test drives are shown below.


two graphs

Sarah finds that both cars performed exceptionally well and she will be very happy with either one. She decides to make her final decision based on the gas mileage of each model. Her test drive of the Coronado Speedster used 7.955 gallons of gas and her test drive of the D.O. Sensation used 8.542 gallons. Which car should she choose? Homework Help ✎

Find the area of both graphs to find total miles traveled for each car.