# Water is flowing out of an artesian spring at a rate of 8 cubic feet per minute. There are 7.5 gallons of water per cubic foot. How many minutes will it take for the water to fill up a 300 gallon tank?

#### Antworten:

Es wird dauern 5 minutes to fill the tank.

#### Erläuterung:

As the water is flowing out of the artesian spring at a rate of 8 cubic feet per minute and each cubic foot has 7.5 Gallone

the water is flowing out of the artesian spring at a rate of 8xx7.5=60 gallons per minute.

As the tank can fill up 300 gallon,

it should take 300/60=5 minutes to fill tank.