Item 20 A bathtub is draining at a constant rate. After 2 minutes, it holds 28 gallons of water. Three minutes later, it holds 7 gallons of water. Write an equation that represents the number y of gallons of water in the tub after
1. A man completing a 40km trip finds that by travelling one more km per hour, he could have made the journey in 2 hours less time. At what speed did he actually travel? 2. One pipe alone can fill a tub in 6 minutes less than it
a tortoise can travel 10 cm per second. what is the tortoise's speed in feet per hour? an 18,000 gallon pool takes approximately 40 hours to fill. what is this rate in pints per mintue. a tub can drain 24 gallons of water in 5
If it takes a tub 20 minutes to fill up when the water is on all the way and 15 minutes to drain, how long will it take for the tub to be completely drained when the water is left all the way on? In 1 hour the tub can fill up 3
Susan is filling two ponds in her back yard. She has to dig the hole, put the liner in, and fill the pond. The first pond holds 75 gallons of water and is filling at a rate of 7 gallons of water per hour. The second holds 115
How long will it take for the tub to completely empty with thte drain open and the water running at full speed? Given: it takes 20 minutes to fill the tub and 15 minutes to drain the tub when the water is on all the way, full
Read the following excerpt from "Saving Water." “Abandon the bathtub, and hit the showers. Sometimes it just feels great to soak in the tub, but the tub holds between nine and 33 gallons (40 to 50 liters) of water, depending on
A tub can be filled in 15 minutes by the hot water faucet and in 12 minutes by the cold water faucet. The drain can empty the tub in 20 minutes. How long will it take the tub to fill if both of the faucets and the drain are open?