## A housing society consisting of 5500 people needs 100L of water per person per day. the cylindrical supply tank is 7m high and has a diamete

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A housing society consisting of 5500 people needs 100L of water per person per day. the cylindrical supply tank is 7m high and has a diameter of 10m. for how many days will the water in the tank last for the society?

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## Answers ( )

Water in the tank will last for

1 day.Step-by-step explanation:Step 1:Given diameter of tank = 10m, so radius = 5m,

height of tank = 7m

Number of people in society = 5500, number of L per day per person = 100L

Step 2:Calculate total liters of water required

⇒ Total L required in the society = 5500 × 100 = 550,000 L

Step 3:Calculate volume of water in tank in 1 day

⇒ Volume of cylinder = πr²h = 22/7 × 5 × 5 × 7

⇒ Volume = 22 × 25 = 550 m³

⇒ Volume = 550,000 L (since 1 m³ = 1000 L)

Step 4:Calculate number of days water will last

⇒Number of days = Total water required/Volume of tank

= 550,000/550,000

⇒ Number of days =

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