Posted by **senorita** on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 12:48am.

a dam holds 13.5 megalitres of wate when full. If water flows from the dam at the rate of 5 litres per second, approximately how long will it take to empty the dam.

- maths -
**Shaniqua**, Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 1:07am
Try and convert mega liters to liters by multiplying it by a million and then make an equation or a proportion

- maths -
**Bosnian**, Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 1:21am
1 Ml = 1,000,000 l

13.5 Ml = 13,500,000 l

13,500,000 / 5 = 2,700,000 s = 45,000 min = 750 h = 31 day 6 h

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Physics - A circular dam has a radius of 10.0 m and a height of 3.0 m. Of the ...
- MATH! - Water flows over a dam at a rate of 500 gallons per minute. Write a ...
- Fluid Mechanics - a masonry dam 7m high has a top width of 1.5 metres and bottom...
- Math - water flows over a dam at a rate of 500 gallons per minute write a ...
- Arithmetic - The Gardiner dam located 100 km south of Saskatoon is largest ...
- trigonometry - From a boat on the river below a dam, the angle of elevation to ...
- Science - When people want to use water to create electricity they generally ...
- Physics - In a hydroelectric dam, water falls 26.0 m and then spins a turbine to...
- Physics - A dam 143 m above a hydroelectric generator holds 1.6 x 1015 L of ...
- calculus - A dam 15 m high holds the water in reservoir . For safety reasons , ...

More Related Questions