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A pump can raise 900 liters of water per minute to a height of 50 meters caculate the h.p.(metric) of the pump.

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  1. Wt. = 900Liters * 1oz/0.03Liters = 30,000 Ozs. = 1875 Lbs./min.

    Mass = 1875Lbs * 0.454kg/Lb. = 851.25 kg./min.

    P = M*g*d/t = 851.25/60s * 9.8 * 50 = 6952 J/s = 6952 Watts.

    h.p. = 6952/746 = 9.32.

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