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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

3

fl oz per

minuteminute.

How fast was the pipe leaking in gallons per

hourhour​?

Guest Sep 19, 2018
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It will leak  at  3 * 60 minutes   = 180  oz per hour

 

So

 

180  oz / hr   *    1 gal / 128 oz       =    (cancel the units)

 

180 / 128 gal / hr   =

 

45 / 32  gal / hr  =

 

1.40625 gal / hr

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Sep 19, 2018

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