Hi, I have no idea how to do this complicated problem. Help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. 1a)Calculate the effluent inert particulate concentration (Xi, mg COD/L) from a CSTR (volume V = 1000 L ), operating without solids liquids separation, fed with inert particulate matter (Xi,o = 10 mg COD/L). The influent flow to the reactor, Q, 1000 L/d. 1b): Re-calculate XI if the same reactor is now operated with solids-liquids separation such that the solids retention time, θx is 10 d; all other parameters stay the same. So I have: initial Xi,o = influent inert particulate matter = 10 mg COD/L V = 1000 L Q = influent flow to the reactor = 1000 L/d effluent XI = effluent inert particulate matter = ? I know that rate of mass accumulation in control volume = rate(s) of mass in - rate(s) of mass out + rate(s) of mass generation. So, something like V = QinXin - QoutXout + ???? I'm sure this has something to do with part a and b, but I have no idea how to go about it.