Paul is filling a kiddy pool that can hold up to 25 gallons of water. The water hose fills the tub at a constant rate. When Paul checks the

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Paul is filling a kiddy pool that can hold up to 25 gallons of water. The water hose fills the tub at a constant rate. When Paul checks the pool, it contains 5 gallons of water. Three minutes later, the pool contains 7.4 gallons of water. At what rate does the pool fill up with water?

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Adela 3 months 2021-08-12T23:51:22+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-12T23:53:17+00:00

    Answer:

    0.8 gallons per second

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Given that :

    Filling occurs at a constant rate ;

    Change in gallon of water in pool within a 3 seconds time interval ;

    Assume :

    At t = 0 ; gallons = 5

    At t = 3 ; gallons = 7.4

    Chanhe in gallons with time.;

    (7.4 – 5) / (3 – 0)

    2.4 / 3

    = 0.8 gallons per second

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