# The water supply of a 36-story building is fed through a main 8-centimeter diameter pipe. a 1.6-centimeter diameter faucet tap located 22 meters above the main pipe is observed to fill a 30-liter container in 20 seconds. what is the speed at which the water leaves the faucet?

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Jun 22, 2014

Assuming the water leaves the facet with a speed

In

So, we have an equation with one unknown

Solution of this linear equation (speed the water leaves the facet in m/sec) is

Personally, I think that this is a very high speed and the numbers in this problem might not be practical.