Inequalities

Feb 2013
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A swimming pool is 7 ft deep and is being filled at the rate of 2.5 ft per hour. How long can the pool be left unattended without the water overflowing?
 

chiro

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Sep 2012
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Hey chels2000.

We like people to show some attempt at the problem. You need to find a value of time which is in hours.

Hint: Take note that distance = velocity * time. You have a velocity and a distance - so what is missing?
 
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