Emily Kerr’S Problem Of The Week Solution

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Emily Kerr’S Problem Of The Week Solution

  1. 1. Emily Kerr’s Problem of the Week Solution
  2. 2. <ul><li>The first inlet pipe fills one tank per hour </li></ul><ul><li>The second inlet pipe fills .25 tanks for hour </li></ul><ul><li>The outlet pipe empties .2 tanks per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore it can be stated </li></ul>Where 1.05 is the final number of tanks filled in one hour.
  3. 3. To find out how many tanks are filled in .71 hours, set up the left side of the equation shown above, and multiple by .71 Then add the numbers in the parenthesis and multiple by .71 Change the .7455 to a fraction to get the answer
  4. 4. To figure out how long it takes to fill exactly one tank set the right side of the equation, which represents the number of tanks filled, to one. Set the number you are multiplying the (1+.25-.2) to X. X is the number of hours. Add the numbers inside the parenthesis again. Divide both sides by 1.05 Set the .952 over 1 and X over 60 to get the amount of times in minutes
  5. 5. Cross multiple and Z=57.14 minutes. The final answers are therefore The tank becomes Of the way filled in .71 hours. And it take 57.14 minutes to fill the entire tank

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