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    Rate of change in water level?

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    I ended up getting 0.0015 ft³/min. Is that right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AntiSandman View Post
    The link to the problem is here (ImageShack - Hosting :: calcquestionsq3.jpg)


    I ended up getting 0.0015 ft³/min. Is that right?
    There is insufficient information in the diagram. There is no way of knowing the slope at the deep end.
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    Wouldn't the slope be 1 since 6/6 is 1?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperTyphoon View Post
    Wouldn't the slope be 1 since 6/6 is 1?
    Well you should not rely on the diagram for information which is not explicitly indicated, and if we do in this case that is not what the diagram shows.

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