# A motorist is pumping gas into his car at a rate of StartFraction 5 over 12 EndFraction of a gallon every StartFraction 1 over 24 EndFraction of a minute. At this rate, how many gallons of gas will he have pumped into his car in One-half of a minute?

5 gallons Step-by-step explanation: \dfrac{5/12\ gallons}{1/24\ minutes}=\dfrac{5}{12}\times \dfrac{24}{1}=\dfrac{10\ gallons}{1\ minute}\\\\\\\dfrac{10\ gallons}{1\ minute}=\dfrac{x}{1/2\ minute}\\\\\\5\ gallons = x