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Someone Who Loves Their Car

A car advertisement on the television caught my attention.

The young person being interviewed said: "This car has 26,000 miles. When I grow up I'm going to take it to one-hundred million!"

Suppose the person drives 26,000 miles a year...

  • How long will it take to drive 100,000,000 miles?
  • Approximately how old (or grown up) will the person be?
  • Approximately how many oil changes, tire purchases, etc. will the car have?
Yikes...I love our mathematically-literate society!