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How fast does water flow from a hole at the bottom of a very wide, 3.7 m deep storage tank filled with water? Ignore viscosity.

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  1. The speed of the water leaving is
    V = sqrt(2*g*H)
    = 8.5 m/s

    H is the height of the water above the hole. The same formula applies if the hole is in a side wall.

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