. Water in a canal, 6 m wide and 1.5 m deep, is flowing with a speed of 10 km/hr


How much area will it irrigate in 30 minutes, if 8 cm of standing water is needed

Best Answer

Explanation:

Given the dimensions of the canal are:

The breadth of the water in the canal is 6m and

The height of the water in the canal is 1.5m.

 

Thus, the canal must be the cuboid in shape and water is flowing at a speed of 10Km/hr

 

shape and water

 

Since the dimensions are in metres, then change the unit of speed into metres per hour.

unit of speed

unit of speed

 

Final Answer:

The area will irrigate in 30 minutes, if 8cm of standing water is needed is 562500m2 or 56.25 hectares.

 

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