Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 28

Answer

1/120 gallons per second

Work Step by Step

There are 60 seconds in a minute. Thus, we divide 2 qt/min by 60 to obtain that there is a rate of 1/30 quarts per second. There are 4 quarts in a gallon. Thus, we divide by 4 to obtain a rate of 1/120 gallons per second.
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