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    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?

    #1108947

    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?

    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 .

    #1108948

    hugs and wink

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    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 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.

    #1108949

    its the plug you take out  not the tap

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    #1108950

    ohh you seen the cock up with tap/plug ooops

     

    #1108951

    You 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

    #1108952

    Unless there was a fatty in the bath displacing the water of course

    #1108953

    You 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 :yahoo:

    #1108954

    Christ 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 :wacko:

    #1108955

    Suppose 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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