ExplanationScanning the answer choices indicates that you can do at least some estimation and still answer confidently.

The car used \(\frac{350}{33}\) gallons of gasoline, so the cost was \((\frac{350}{33}) \times 2.95 dollars\).

You can estimate the product \((\frac{350}{33}) \times 2.9\) by estimating \(\frac{350}{33}\) a little low, 10, and estimating 2.95 a little high, 3, to get approximately \(10 \times 3 = 30\) dollars.

You can also use the calculator to compute a more exact answer and then round the answer to the nearest 10 dollars, as suggested by the answer choices. The calculator yields the decimal \(31.287....\) . which rounds to 30 dollars.

Thus, the correct answer is Choice C, $30.
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