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Our conversion factors are 3786 l 1 gal and 10 3 m 3

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Unformatted text preview: llons to liters and liters to cubic meters. Our conversion factors are: 3.786 L 1 gal and 10 3 m 3 1 L . L m3 It follows that rate 7.14 10 2 gal s 3.786 10 3 2.70 10 4 m3 s gal L (c) This question relates rate and time to the volume filled as well as convert from hours to seconds. The relation is 1 hr 60 min 3600 s . Then since rate is volume over time, volume is the product of rate and time. And time is rate over volume. Symbolically: r V t , V r t , and t V r . Using the last relationship we can arrive at the desired result: 1 m3 hr s t 1.03 hr 4 3 2.7 10 m s 3600 Please note the use of three significant figures throughout this problem. ¨  © © ¦    ¥¦ ¨ ¦  ¥         ...
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This note was uploaded on 07/28/2010 for the course PHYS 207 taught by Professor Winnokur during the Fall '06 term at Wisconsin.

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