# Guide to Calculating MPG

This term means that the miles per gallon MPG. While continuing rise in gas prices, fuel efficiency becomes a more serious problem. When MPG know, there are many useful things that you can do some things that are useful to calculate the effect of the increase in the cost of gas on a budget or how a car with better MPG reduces the cost per month.

The only element necessary for calculating MPG is a pencil, paper and calculator. Following these simple steps and simple to calculate miles per gallon or MPG:

A pencil and paper will be on hand when someone is in a gas or fuel pump. Now start filling the tank.

Two. Collect information and record the distance traveled by the number of gallons and the current odometer reading. Have to repeat this process several times to get a good average when you visit a gas station.

Three. Now use the calculator, the second odometer reading must be subtracted from the first reading and the results show that the number of miles driven since the last time you visited a gas or gasoline. This number is used in the next step.

April. After a mile of this trip is calculated, simply divide the number of gallons used to fill the tank. The result calculated is the average MPG car. As the steps that must be counted several times to get a better average stated above.