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Problem 6PE

(a) A rectangular gasoline tank can hold 50.0 kg of gasoline when full. What is the depth of the tank if it is 0.500-m wide by 0.900-m long? (b) Discuss whether this gas tank has a reasonable volume for a passenger car.

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Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 6 Formula to find the volume of a rectangular tank is, Here length of tank is, is width of tank and is depth of tank. Step 2 of 6 (a) Refer the table 11.1 provided in the textbook. Formula to find the density is, …… (1) Here, is density, is mass and is volume of the substance. Step 3 of 6 Substitute for in equation (1) gives, …… (2)

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