The total change in amount of water in the container is

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A Container holds 70,000 ounces of water There is a small leak in the container Every 96 minutes, 1.8 ounces of water leaks out Represent the total change in the amount of water in the container after 6 hours

Oct 5th, 2015

Hello!

6 hours is 6*60=360 minutes. This is more than 96 minutes by 360/96 times. Such a way, the total leak will be

(360/96)*1.8 = (60/16)*1.8 = (6/16)*18 = (3/8)*18 = (3/4)*9 = 27/4= 6.75 (ounces).

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