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The janitor at a school discovered a leak in a pipe. The janitor found that it was leaking at a rate of 7 fl oz per . How fast was the pipe leaking in gallons per ​?

Oct 23, 2020

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The janitor at a school discovered a leak in a pipe. The janitor found that it was leaking at a rate of 7 fl oz per . How fast was the pipe leaking in gallons per ​?

Hello Guest!

$$1gal:1fl=4.54609l:0.028413l\\ 1fl=0.0281413l\cdot 1gal/4.54609l$$

$$1fl=6.22969\cdot 10^{-3}gal$$

A rate of 7 fl oz per is equal to a rate of $$7\cdot 6.22969\cdot 10^{-3}=\color{blue}4.36078\cdot 10^{-2}$$  gal oz per.

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at a rate of 7 fl oz per  ???    . How fast was the pipe leaking in gallons per ????​?

Your question is missing some information....leaking at 7 oz per minute ?  Per hour?

gallons per minute?   gallons per hour?     Hmmmm.......

Oct 23, 2020