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# Help!!

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Mark and Suzie are using a bucket to empty their flooded basement. Each bucket holds five cubic feet of water and it takes 112 full buckets to completely empty all the water from the basement. If the basement is 14 feet wide and 20 feet long, how deep was the water when Mark and Suzie began their task?

Jan 28, 2021

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5 ft3 / bucket   *   112 buckets = 560 ft3

560 ft3  = 14 ft x 20 ft x  d   ft         d =   560/(14*20) = 2 ft deep

( ya know those buckets each weigh about  320 pounds ! )

Jan 28, 2021

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5 ft3 / bucket   *   112 buckets = 560 ft3

560 ft3  = 14 ft x 20 ft x  d   ft         d =   560/(14*20) = 2 ft deep

( ya know those buckets each weigh about  320 pounds ! )

Guest Jan 28, 2021
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Mark and Suzie  have been training......

BTW....is this  EP who answered???....if so....good to see you....

CPhill  Jan 28, 2021
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Yah, Chris   .... Ya busted me ....   just have not been signing in of late.....

Hope things are good in LA !

~EP

Guest Jan 28, 2021
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Witness Protection Program   ????

CPhill  Jan 29, 2021
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