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U.S. Citizenship

 
 
 
 

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 1. Gas costs about $2.80 per gallon right now, but it will probably increase by about fifty cents per gallon by the beginning of summer.

gas pump

 2. The speed limit on this highway is 55 miles per hour. (55 mph)

road

 3. The traffic on this crowded highway is moving at about five miles per hour.

cars

 4. Corn prices moved up this week to about $3.22 cents per bushel.

crops\

 5. He makes $14 per hour as a pizza chef. ($14/hour)

 

chef

 6. It's unhealthy for elderly people to be outside when pollution gets to 65 parts per billion over a 24-hour period.

pollution
 7. The average American eats about 23 pounds of ice cream per year.
ice cream
8. The train is moving through the subway at about 35 miles per hour.

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