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What’s your cost to go to work?

Many of you probably know your car’s fuel efficiency or MPG. It is a fairly abstract number that tells how far your car will drive on a gallon of gas. Have you ever thought of converting that number into something more meaningful? For example how much does your weekend trip to downtown will cost in gasoline expenses? Or how much do you spend daily on your work commute?

Miles Per Dollar is a simple but very useful calculator I recently stumbled upon. Why another calculator? Here is the authors perspective:

Believe me—when you start thinking about how much money it costs to drive one mile it changes your whole perspective on life. You start to question reality—the world as it really is versus the world as it has been presented to you. And with this changed perspective you might one day even hope to understand “supply and demand.”

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