A man attaches a divider to an outdoor faucet so that water flows through a single pipe of radius 9.00 mm into two pipes, each with a radius of 6.00 mm. If water flows through the single pipe at 1.25 m/s, calculate the speed (in m/s) of the water in the narrower pipes.

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Asked Dec 12, 2019
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A man attaches a divider to an outdoor faucet so that water flows through a single pipe of radius 9.00 mm into two pipes, each with a radius of 6.00 mm. If water flows through the single pipe at 1.25 m/s, calculate the speed (in m/s) of the water in the narrower pipes.

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Step 1

Given:

Radius of the original pipe = 9 mm

Radius of the other two pipes = 6 mm

Velocity of flow in original pipe = 1.25 m/s

Step 2

Calculating the velocity of flow in other pipes:

Step 3

Calculating the speed of the flow ...

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