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Water at 20 ° C is delivered from one reservoir to another

through a long 8-cm-diameter pipe. The lower reservoir

has a surface elevation z _{2} =80 m. The friction loss in the

pipe is correlated by the formula h_{ loss} ≈17.5( V ^{2} /2 g ), where

V is the average velocity in the pipe. If the steady fl ow rate

through the pipe is 500 gallons per minute, estimate the

surface elevation of the higher reservoir.

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