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If a cubic foot of water weighs approximately 62.5 pounds, find the weight of the water in a swimming pool which is 16 yards long and 12 yards wide with water to a depth of 7 feet. Answer to the nearest ton.

  • Math - ,

    16*3 = 48
    12*3 = 36
    so volume = 48*36*7 ft^3
    so weight = 62.5*48*36*7 pounds
    so weight = 62.5*48*36*7 /2000 tons

  • Math - ,

    Why are you multiplying 16 and 12 by 3?

  • Math - ,

    yards to feet

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