MATH SOLVE

9 months ago

Q:
# A river is rising at a rate of 3 inches per hour. If the river rises more than 2 feet, it will exceed flood stage. How long can the river rise at this rate without exceeding flood stage?

Accepted Solution

A:

There are 24 inches in 2 feet. Every hour it rises 3 inches. So 24/3=8. It can rise for 8 hours before exceeding flood stage.