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 Household Math™: Cheaper Gas vs. Savings by Scott Bilker
 Scott Bilker is the author of the best-selling books, Talk Your Way Out of Credit Card Debt, Credit Card and Debt Management, and How to be more Credit Card and Debt Smart. He's also the founder of DebtSmart.com. More about Scott Bilker and DebtSmart can be found in the online media kit.

Test your knowledge by trying to solve this DebtSmart, Household Math™ problem! After you complete the problem, you’ll get the solution and explanation.

 1 Jenny lives 30 miles from where she works. Her car gets 22 miles per gallon. Jenny works 5 days a week, every week in the year--no holidays or vacations; that hurts! Last year she added up how much she spent for gas which totaled \$885.65. She likes to get gas at the full-service gas station for convenience, but this comes at a cost of 5 cents more per gallon. If she bought all her gas for the year at the lower-priced gas station, how much would she save in one year?
 \$35.45 \$70.35 \$105.75 I don't know!

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