## It would take 150 minutes to fill a swimming pool using 5 taps. a) How many minutes will it take to fill the pool if only 3 of the tap

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It would take 150 minutes to fill a swimming pool using 5 taps.

a) How many minutes will it take to fill the pool if only 3 of the taps are used?

Complete the following.

b) An assumption being made in my working is that all the taps are flowing at the same time.

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## Answers ( )

Answer:250 minutes

Step-by-step explanation:a)Assuming all taps flow at the same rate, the time is inversely proportional to the number of taps. Using 3/5 of the total taps will take 5/3 of the time required when all taps are used.For 3 taps, the time is …

(5/3)(150 minutes) =

250 minutes__

b)An assumption being made in my working is that all the taps are flowing at the same.rate