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5 November, 2018 at 10:05 am #1108945
Lets see how clever you are to work this simple maths problem out.
A bath holds 100 gallons of water.
When the taps are fully on it fills the bath at 50 gallons a minute.
When the tap is out the bath empties at 30 gallons a minute.
Assuming you can turn the taps on and off in no time at all.
How long will it take you to fill the bath?
5 November, 2018 at 10:37 am #1108947Lets see how clever you are to work this simple maths problem out.
A bath holds 100 gallons of water.
When the taps are fully on it fills the bath at 50 gallons a minute.
When the tap is out the bath empties at 30 gallons a minute.
Assuming you can turn the taps on and off in no time at all.
How long will it take you to fill the bath?
Your question doesn’t make any sense – when the tap is out ? You then say how long will it take to fill the bath but don’t mention if the taps are turned on or off. You’re clearly angling for an answer of 5 minutes trying to ascertain the difference between ” the tap being out” and on but the question makes as much sense as a chocolate teapot .
5 November, 2018 at 11:00 am #1108948Topics: 29Replies: 643Lets see how clever you are to work this simple maths problem out.
A bath holds 100 gallons of water.
When the taps are fully on it fills the bath at 50 gallons a minute.
When the plug is out the bath empties at 30 gallons a minute.
Assuming you can turn the taps on and off in no time at all.
How long will it take you to fill the bath?
Sorry about the error now try again.
5 November, 2018 at 11:11 am #1108949its the plug you take out not the tap
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5 November, 2018 at 11:14 am #1108950ohh you seen the cock up with tap/plug ooops
5 November, 2018 at 11:19 am #1108951You haven’t mentioned if the taps are on and the plug is in or out asking how long will it take to fill the bath. Assuming the taps are on and plug is out, it will fill in 5 minutes as stated.
X = water in Y = water out B = bath tub capacity WR (water rate) T(time)
X (50 gallons per minute) – Y( 30 gallons per minute) = WR ( 20 gallons per minute)
B divide by WR = T which is 100/20 = 5 minutes
5 November, 2018 at 11:22 am #1108952Unless there was a fatty in the bath displacing the water of course
5 November, 2018 at 11:23 am #1108953You haven’t mentioned if the taps are on and the plug is in or out asking how long will it take to fill the bath. Assuming the taps are on and plug is out, it will fill in 5 minutes as stated.
X = water in Y = water out B = bath tub capacity WR (water rate) T(time)
X (50 gallons per minute) – Y( 30 gallons per minute) = WR ( 20 gallons per minute)
B divide by WR = T which is 100/20 = 5 minutes
Strange it would only take me 2 minutes to fill it unlike you I’m not stupid enough to try to fill a bath with the plug out
5 November, 2018 at 11:29 am #1108954Christ what a lame thread,, you have already been told your question made no sense with either the tap out part or mentioning if the plug was in or out. The answer as stated was “assuming the plug was out” so the whole thing was an epic fail
5 November, 2018 at 11:36 am #1108955Suppose it depends what kind of bathtub it was “with the tap being taken out” – each to their own hugs, enjoy your annual scrub lol

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