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Homework Help: Calculating amount of raindrops

  1. Aug 24, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A rainstorm lasted 4 hours, 18 minutes, and 31 seconds. It covered an area meqasuring 3.22 miles by 16.5 miles. 1.35 inches of rain fell during the storm. The average raindrop was a sphere with 2.5mm radius. Based on this data calculate the number of raindrops per second per square meter that fell during the storm.

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    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Aug 24, 2013 #2
    Hi anthonyslvtr. Welcome to Physics Forums.
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