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- How many residences can be served? If we have a compactor truck which has a capacity of 30 yd
^{3}, each truck makes 3 trips/day 5 days a week, each residence has 3 people and each person produces 4lbs of waste. The density of the compacted waste is 425 lbs/yd^{3}.

Step 1

It is required to calculate the number of residences that can be served based on the given condition.

Step 2

The total volume of waste which can be transported in the entire week is calculated as,

Step 3

Now calculating the total mass of t...

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