Posted by **ben** on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:13pm.

Suppose water flows from a shower at a rate of 0.38 cubic feet per minute. Do you use more water by taking a 14-minute shower or by filling a bathtub with 0.6 cub yards of water, and by how much? Demonstrate strep-by-step solution.

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**DrBob222**, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:23pm
0.6 cubic yd x (27 ft^3/yd^3) = 16.2 ft^3.

0.38 ft^3/min x 14 min = ? and compare with the above.

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**ben**, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:27pm
Bathtub consumes more water, by 10.88 ft^3

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