A river 3 m deep and 40 m wide is flowing at the rate of 2 km per hour. How much water will fall into the sea in a minute?please explain every step briefly!very briefly

Asked by  | 18th Jan, 2014, 07:39: PM

Expert Answer:

The rate of the water flow is 2 km/hour.
 
We need to convert km/hour into m/minute.
 
The conversion factor is to convert from km/hour to m/minute.
Thus the rate of water flow is
Thus the length of the water flow in the river is
If we consider the length of the river as , then the volume of the
river is
Thus, the volume of the water falling in the sea per minute is

Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 19th Jan, 2014, 12:34: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.