C chels2000 Feb 2013 42 0 New York City Mar 2, 2015 #1 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?

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?

C chiro MHF Helper Sep 2012 6,608 1,263 Australia Mar 2, 2015 #2 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?

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?