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A small family home in Tucson, Arizona, has a rooftop area of 1967 square feet, and it is possible to capture rain

falling on about 56% of the roof. A typical annual rainfall is about 14 inches. If the family wanted to install a tank to capture the rain for an entire year, without using any of it, what would be the required volume of the tank in meters cubed and in gallons? How much would the water weigh when the tank was full (in N and in pound force)?

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