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Container A and container B have leaks. Container A has 800ml of water and leaks 6ml per minute. Container B has 1000ml and leaks 10ml per minute. How many minutes will it take the two containers to have the same amount of water?

 Jan 15, 2020

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Amount in container a at time t   is  800-6t

   amount in container b            is 1000-10t    when are they equal?

800-6t = 1000-10t

4t = 200

t = 50 minutes

 Jan 15, 2020
 #1
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Best Answer

Amount in container a at time t   is  800-6t

   amount in container b            is 1000-10t    when are they equal?

800-6t = 1000-10t

4t = 200

t = 50 minutes

ElectricPavlov Jan 15, 2020

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