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Bimmerfest 2008: Santa Barbara, CA
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Old 05-04-2008, 09:45 PM
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Hows my math, gas costs

First off I had a great time at this years Bimmerfest.

Jon mentioned there were 2000 cars this year.

2000 cars times 500 miles (average) =1,000,000 miles driven
1,000,000 divided by 22.5 mpg= 44,444 gallons of gas
44,444 times $4.10= $182,220 spent on gas for Bimmerfest

Worth every cent.

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Old 05-05-2008, 12:54 AM
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Math genius here in bimmerfest? What's more impressive is the values Greg came up with in the calculation.
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Greg,

Congrats on winning the Awards 2 Years in row with some Rare Euro Cars, What's up for Next Year?

Your Math is getting Better too, need an award for that as well...
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:44 PM
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My personal numbers for this years trip:

6 Days
2503.8 Miles Driven
27.3 Miles Per Gallon
Average speed for entire trip: 53.1 mph

Gas Stops: $389.64
Hotels: $459.50
Food: $97.95
Misc: $24.57
Total Cost: $971.66

Pictures Taken: 722


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I'm impressed with all the number you kept to make those calculations. You are an engineer, right?
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