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The capacity of a cuboidal tank is 50000 litres of water. Find the breadth of the tank, if its length and depth are respectively 2.5 m and 10 m. - CBSE Class 9 - Mathematics

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The capacity of a cuboidal tank is 50000 litres of water. Find the breadth of the tank, if its length and depth are respectively 2.5 m and 10 m.

Solution

Let the breadth of the tank be b m.

Length (l) and depth (h) of tank is 2.5 m and 10 m respectively.

Volume of tank = l × b × h

                       = (2.5 × b × 10) m3

                       = 25b m3

Capacity of tank = 25b m3 = 25000 b litres

∴ 25000 b = 50000

⇒ b = 2

Therefore, the breadth of the tank is 2 m.

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 NCERT Solution for Mathematics Class 9 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 13: Surface Area and Volumes
Ex. 13.50 | Q: 5 | Page no. 228

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