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Problem 39E

At a point where an irrigation canal having a rectangular cross section is 18.5 m wide and 3.75 m deep, the water flows at 2.50 cm/s. At a point downstream, but on the same level, the canal is 16.5 m wide, but the water flows at 11.0 cm/s. How deep is the canal at this point?

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Solution 39E This equation can be solved using the continuity equation, Av = constant, where A is the area of cross-section and v is the speed of liquid flow. Given, A = 18.5 m × 3.75 m 1 v = 2.50 cm/s = 2.50 × 10 2 m/s 1 Width of the canal = 16.5 m Let...

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This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: University Physics, edition: 13. University Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321675460. This full solution covers the following key subjects: Canal, point, deep, Water, flows. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 26 chapters, and 2929 solutions. Since the solution to 39E from 12 chapter was answered, more than 515 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 39E from chapter: 12 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 05/06/17, 06:07PM. The answer to “At a point where an irrigation canal having a rectangular cross section is 18.5 m wide and 3.75 m deep, the water flows at 2.50 cm/s. At a point downstream, but on the same level, the canal is 16.5 m wide, but the water flows at 11.0 cm/s. How deep is the canal at this point?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 56 words.

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