A swimming pool holds 250,000 gallons of water and is being drained at 200 gallons per minute. How many gallons remain in the pool

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A swimming pool holds 250,000 gallons of water and is being drained at 200 gallons per minute. How many gallons remain in the pool after 5 minutes than after 20 minutes?

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Phúc Điền 1 week 2023-01-24T16:28:08+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2023-01-24T16:29:28+00:00
    Answer:
    After 5 minutes, the pool will hold 249,00 gallons of water.
    After 20 minutes, the pool will hold 246,000 gallons of water.

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    2023-01-24T16:29:53+00:00

    After 5 minutes the pool will have 249,000 gallons since 5×200=1000 and 250,000-1000=249,000.
    After 20 minutes it will be at 246,000 gallons since 20×200=4000 and 250,000-4000= 246,000.
    Hope this helps 🙂

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