anonymous
  • anonymous
A barrel had 20 liters of water. Water leaked out from the barrel at a constant rate. After 24 hours, 14 liters of water was left in the tank. How many liters of water leaked out per hour? a.0.25 b.0.50 c.1.42 d.3.14
Algebra
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anonymous
  • anonymous
A. .25 because the amount of water that has leaked is the final-initial, and the rate is just that amount divided by the change in time. In this case 14-20=6 liters lost, it doesn't matter that it is negative as you just want the absolute value. 6/24=.25 liters per hour

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