Answering Exams

A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 6 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 4 liters per minute. When the tank is full in inlet is opened and due to the leak the tank is empties in 8 hours. The capacity of the tank is?

A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 6 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 4 liters per minute. When the tank is full in inlet is opened and due to the leak the tank is empties in 8 hours. The capacity of the tank is?

A. 5260 liters
B. 5760 liters (Correct)
C. 5846 liters
D. 6970 liters

Explanation:

1/x – 1/6 = -1/8

x = 24 hrs

24 * 60 * 4 = 5760

 

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