Problem 24
A pipe of 3/4-in. inside diameter conducts water from a spring to a house 300 ft. distant. It is desired to empty the pipe after the water has been turned off the spring. Will a 10-qt. pail hold the water? (One gal. = 231 cu. in.)

Solution 24

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Volume of water inside the pipe:
$V = \frac{1}{4}\pi(\frac{3}{4})^2(300 \times 12)$