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A 150-gallon water storage tank is filled by a single inlet pipe, and two identical outlet pipes can be used to

supply water to the surrounding fields (see the figure). It takes 5 hours to fill an empty tank when both outlet pipes are open. When one outlet pipe is closed, it takes 3 hours to fill the tank. Find the flow rates (in gallons per hour) in and out of the pipes.

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