Mathematics

Question

One of the heaviest rainfalls recorded in Greentown in a 24 hour period was 178.8 centimeters. If the rainfall was constant how many centimeters of rain fell during each hour?

1 Answer

  • In 24 hours, 178.8 cm rainfall was recorded.

    In [tex] \frac{24}{24}[/tex] hour, [tex] \frac{178.8}{24} [/tex] cm rainfall was recorded

    In 1 hour, 7.45 cm rainfall was recorded.

    So, 7.45 cm of rain fell during each hour.       
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