# Set up appropriate equations and solve the given stated problems. All numbers are accurate to at least two significant digits. One pump can empty an oil tanker in 5.0 h, and a second pump can empty the tanker in 8.0

Set up appropriate equations and solve the given stated problems. All numbers are accurate to at least two significant digits.

One pump can empty an oil tanker in 5.0 h, and a second pump can empty the tanker in 8.0 h. How long would it take the two pumps working together to empty the tanker?

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## Let s assume that the volume of the oil tanker is 1 unit e g 1 liter 1 gallon 1 barrel etc and let s …View the full answer

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## Basic Technical Mathematics

**ISBN:** 9780137529896

12th Edition

**Authors:** Allyn J. Washington, Richard Evans

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**6**- Factoring and FractionsSection: Exercises 6.7

Problem: 51

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